Take-up of buy-to-let mortgages slowed in June as economic and political uncertainty caused some buy-to-let investors to adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach.

There were 5,300 new buy-to-let home purchase mortgages completed, 3.6% down on the same period last year, while buy-to-let remortgaging dropped by 0.8%.

This was fuelled in part by…