While a quarter of new investors in the buy to let market are aged between 26 and 35, a similar trend is emerging in the property franchising market. That’s according to national letting specialists Martin & Co.
The company, which has nearly 120 offices across the UK and Ireland has a host of young business people buying into the lettings and property management franchise.
Martin & Co managing Director, Ian Wilson said he believed the growth in the number of younger franchisees was an indication of how dynamic the sector is becoming.
Manchester University History graduate, Alex Ben Brahim, 24, the youngest franchisee in the network. From Colchester in Essex, he graduated from Manchester University in 2004, specialising in Middle Eastern history. He said: “I decided to get into the property business after talking with a friend who said he was interested in becoming a letting agent. I then realised just how much potential there was in such a growth market.
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April 23, 2007 by Mark | 0 Comments