Research from Paragon Mortgages and Mortgage Trust has revealed the make-up of a typical buy-to-let landlord in today's market.
The survey shows him or her to:
John Heron, Director of Mortgage at Paragon Mortgages, says: "Landlords invest in property in order to generate a combination of capital appreciation and rental income, and certainly share none of the characteristics of the short term speculator who may seek to purchase properties and sell them quickly, making a quick 'turn' in a rising market. The landlord takes a professional approach, although property investment is most likely not his sole or even his main business activity."
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