Call it a house or a home

According to Mintel, the buy-to-let market will double in the next three years. While many have doubted the strength of this sector - and its potential as a source of income for brokers - the figures suggest this may be about to change. Although pressures on household finances and recent interest rate rises are dampening demand slightly, 2% of all adults still plan to buy a UK property to rent out by 2010. In addition, the sophistication of buyers is also growing, along with their increasing