Recent data from mortgage criteria software provider Knowledge Bank, clearly demonstrates the high interest in the buy-to-let market from first-time landlord clients lately. In February, the most searched criteria by buy-to-let brokers was ‘first-time landlords.’ 

 

A trend set to continue?
Matthew Corker, Knowledge Bank Operations Director, commented on the findings, “The rental market in the UK is receiving a lot of interest at the moment. Perhaps as a result of the volatility in the stock market due to the pandemic, investors are turning to what they see as a safe investment. With house prices increasing in the past year and interest in rental properties also on the increase, this trend could be set to continue.”

 

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