Hike in ex-pats investing in Buy to Let

Mortgage broker Skipton reveals that it has received over £500mill of expat mortgage enquiries between January and July, this represents an increase of 130% compared to 2016.

Here’s a breakdown of the top five countries enquiries are coming from:

  1. United Arab Emirates
  2. USA
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Singapore
  5. Switzerland

Despite changes for buy-to-let landlords such as the phasing out of interest rate relief, buy to let investments have continued to prove popular with growing number of British expats looking at ways to secure long term investments in the UK

Nigel Pascoe, Director of Lending

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