For the past five years, the market for rental investments, is experiencing a strong growth : its share in total housing units built in France increased from 13.4 % in 2013 to 16% in 2017. But the Crédit foncier, in a survey published on 20 September, estimated that this proportion will crumble to 15.5 % in 2018. With the soaring prices in the major cities, buy-to-let would it no longer be as attractive, in particular in the new ? Crédit foncier does not rule out this hypothesis…
According to Insee, 7.6% of French households are owners of at least a housing unit rental. This property is very often acquired through a financing with little or no intake on an average duration of 20 years and 10 months.
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The Crédit foncier has drawn up the bore of the investor rental, a portrait that contradicts certain received ideas. A large majority of these private donors has only one property for rent. On average, the investor rental is 45 years old, lives in a couple (72 % of them), and his or her household has an income of 71 100 euros.