"Brexit is a huge risk to the property market and arguably some of the damage has already been done. An eleventh-hour agreement might help avoid big falls in the property market but it will take a while to see what damage has been done and how long it might take for the market to recover.
"Overseas investors might take a bit longer to come back as property investment requires a bigger financial commitment and is more illiquid than the stock market."
The research was based on responses from more than 500 buy-to-let landlords and real estate investors from across the UK.
Jenny Turton is a freelance journalist