The Paragon Great Buy to Let Debate 2013
The first Great Buy-to-Let Debate hosted by The Wriglesworth Consultancy took place in London yesterday, with key figures and journalists within the property industry in attendance to discuss the latest issues in the lettings market. The eminent panel, chaired by John Wriglesworth, comprised:
John Heron, Managing Director of Paragon Mortgages
Valerie Bannister, the National Property Director of Your Move and Vice-President of ARLA
Richard Lambert, Chief Executive of the National Landlords Association
Peter Brodnicki, Chief Executive of the Mortgage Advice Bureau
Michael Ball, Professor of Urban and Property Economics at Reading University
The debate highlighted many of the issues surrounding the Buy-to-Let market, most notably the Government’s role in lending schemes, and the position of tenants and landlords regarding rental agreements and further regulation. There was a live Twitter feed of the event which produced excellent on the spot analysis and took the debate to those unable to attend. The audience also had the chance to vote on a number of issues – take a look at the final vote of the debate. Do you agree? Other debate sponsors were Assurant Solutions, Exact Mortgage Experts, LSL Property Services and Mortgage Advice Bureau.