We have been banging on about a scandal in the buy to let market for a while, seems the Financial Times is in agreement with us. Buy to let mortgages are being actively sold by brokers to baby boomers as a solid pension alternative. Have a look at this video and see how this stuff is marketed as a pension alternative and it is a major contribution to generation rent being trapped in the rental sector as investors hoover up all the homes.

Mary Dejevsky explains why this needs to be stopped in this article…

“It is time someone had the guts to stop this market-skewing practice”

Mary Dejevsky, The Financial Times

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