Confidence in buy-to-let declining

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Almost a third of Britons (28%) believe buy-to-let property investments will make a loss in the current climate, according to research from Unbiased.co.uk.

A further quarter (23%) believed those investing in the buy-to-let market were likely to just about break even on their investment. Around 10% of the 18-34 age group stated buy-to-let was a good opportunity to make a lot of money, while one in ten said those investing in the buy-to-let market were likely to lose a lot of money. David Elms, chief executive of Unbiased, said people investing in the sector may now be facing losses due to the current economic climate. "A whole of market mortgage adviser can also talk you through the opportunities and potential pitfalls of the buy-to-let marke...

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