National Landlord Investment Show May 2021

The Mistoria Group MD, Mish Liyanage, will be presenting at the upcoming National Landlord Investment Show – Nationwide Online Super-Show. The event takes place on Wednesday 26th May. Mish’s presentation is entitled “Top Tips in Social Housing HMOs”. The event programme starts at 9:30am and Mish’s presentation is at 11:15am. Anyone who would like to…

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Lease Options Explained

Lease option deals – also known as “rent to buy” or “lease with the option to buy” – are essentially agreements in which a tenant or investor leases a property from a seller with the option to purchase when the lease expires, or at any point within the duration of the contract. In this arrangement,…

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Pick My Pad Targets 250 Properties Under Management

The first quarter of 2020 was a difficult time for Bolton based Pick My Pad Estate Agency, with COVID-19 and the tragic death of one team member, followed by the serious illness of a second. With staff temporarily seconded from parent company Mistoria to cover their clients, the Pick My Pad team has now recruited…

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Award Win For Mistoria Bolton

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British Property Awards We are incredibly proud to announce that our Bolton branch has won a prestigious award.  They have been named as “2020 Gold Winner Estate Agent in Bolton (South)” by the British Property Awards.   The accolade serves as recognition for the incredibly hard work the team does every day, providing high levels of…

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How To Have an Excellent Reputation as a Landlord

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The news is filled with stories of terrible landlords who have not protected their tenants and have been handed hefty fines as a result. But if you let out an HMO property to students, reputation is everything. Students will tell their friends about the service they have received in your property, so the way you…

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Student Property Investment in 7 Steps

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Before you begin investing in the highly lucrative student property market, there are seven key issues you need to consider. In this blog post, we’ll reveal what they are, as well as explaining why we think Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) make more secure investments than so-called ‘student pods’ (PBSA).  Step 1: Cost Per Metre…

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2020 BTL Legislation Changes

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It sometimes feels like the changes the Government makes to BTL (buy-to-let) laws are never ending. 2020 will be no different; a number of new pieces of legislation are set to be introduced in April, which will drastically alter the way landlords and investors operate. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the biggest…

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The Advantages of Armchair Property Investment

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At The Mistoria Group, we pride ourselves on the excellent Northwest Armchair Investments we offer, providing investors with the opportunity to purchase a property outright in their own name, with very little effort required on their part. There are a number of advantages to choosing an Armchair Investment over any other type of investment, as…

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Investing in Student Property in the North West

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At the Mistoria Group, we’ve seen a huge increase in interest in North West student property investment. Investors and landlords are increasingly recognising the exceptional returns afforded by the region. Three of the key cities in which we operate and in which our investors have the most success are Liverpool, Bolton and Salford. We’ve put…

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Top Tips For Successful Property Investment

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If you are planning to invest in North West student property, there are a number of things you need to consider. We’ve compiled our top tips for successful investment in this blog post. However, we recommend that you book an appointment to speak to a member of our team before making any important financial decisions. …

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ARLA Accreditation Success

ARLA We are delighted to announce that, after three months of hard work, five members of our team have achieved ARLA Membership (MARLA) status. Congratulations go to Mish, Tanya, April, Julie and Daniella, who each successfully passed four exams after their extensive Level 3 training programme on both property management and sales. The four units covered; Health…

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What Challenges Do Property Investors Face?

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Traditionally, investment in Buy-To-Let (BTL) property has provided a lucrative income stream for investors and landlords. However, with ever-growing challenges, including Brexit uncertainty and the introduction of new legislation, is property investment still a viable choice? In this blog, we discuss the key challenges now faced by investors. HMO Licencing  One of the most profitable…

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