No place like home: Talking clients out of their buy-to-let 'dream'

Safe as houses?

Jenna Brown
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"Financial planning is about providing peace of mind, making life easier and having a buy-to-let is not conducive to that." - Clémence Chatelin

"Financial planning is about providing peace of mind, making life easier and having a buy-to-let is not conducive to that." - Clémence Chatelin

As house prices rocket, it would appear buy-to-let properties are still on clients’ wish lists but many have not thought through the realities of being landlords. Jenna Brown gauges adviser opinion on how to talk them out of taking the plunge…

Property prices have boomed during the pandemic as people continue to strive for their first home or the perfect country residence. Average house prices jumped 9.5% in the year to May, according to...

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