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“Yes. It is a market that a lot of people are getting into without realising the potential pitfalls.”

David Jerram, Jerram Surlis & Co

“No, I think people can make a decision when they are entering a commercial relationship where any lettings can service the mortgage and if they can&#39t they shouldn&#39t be getting involved.”

Roger Labbett,Roger Labbett Life Assurance & Pension Consultant

“Yes. All mortgages should be properly regulated to be brought in line with other financial advice, whether they are buy-tolet loans or not.”

Desmond Lenehan,Lenehan Associates

“Yes, I can&#39t see that they are any different from any other type of mortgage.”

Malcolm Hyland,Oak Financial Services

“Yes, because although it is a commercial contract, most people who take them out are uninitiated in the realms of finance and do not know what they are getting themselves into.”

Barry James, Michael O&#39Brian Insurance Services

“Yes, I think all of them should be covered. Certainly, as an IFA, we are regulated for every-thing else and I do not see why buy-to-let mortgages should be any different.”

David Lovatt, PFM UK

“Yes. Everything should be regulated by the FSA.”

Colin Whitehead, Bewlay English Oak & Co

“Yes. Everything else is, why shouldn&#39t they be?”

Richard Parker, RJ Parker & co

yes 88%

no 12%

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