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Watch: The Buy-To-Let Advice You Need

05/05/2015 09:24 BST | Updated 05/05/2015 09:59 BST

Owning a buy-to-let property can be a great way to add another asset to your portfolio.

Buy-to-let owners Nigel and Anna became accidental landlords when they moved in together. In a situation that's familiar to many people, they each had their own flat when they decided to move in together. Fortunately for them, with careful consideration of buy-to-let mortgages, they were able to keep their existing flats as rental properties and buy a new home together.

In this video Nigel and Anna share their tips for buying to let. Nigel's tips include switching from your existing mortgage to a specific buy-to-let mortgage because of the beneficial tax implications. Anna chose her own wonderful tenants and took the real estate agents out of the equation for a smooth and money saving relationship.