Liverpool attracts HMO attention due to surge in student demand

If you are thinking of investing in a house to let you may want to consider purchasing a house of multiple occupancy (HMO). In the right area, you could see a 12-15% return on investment, compared to an average of 7% return on a standard buy to let property. The North West, particularly Liverpool, is…

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Property hotspots: Manchester, Liverpool and Preston

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Full credits for article – ESTATE AGENT TODAY / Featuring Mistoria [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The property market in northern England, supported in part by the Northern Powerhouse concept, has attracted a lot of media attention, not to mention both domestic and international investment, especially from China. This has helped to drive up transactions, prices and rental values across many…

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Investors Warned About the Pitfalls of Student Pods

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Student accommodation in the UK is booming. According to the estate agent Savills, £5.8bn was pumped into the market last year, and private, student pod investments and developments continue to spring up on prime city centre sites. These blocks of high spec, boutique rooms with en-suites and flat screen TVs are indistinguishable from residential flats, except for the…

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Young professionals ‘hutching up’ jumps to 23%

A new report revealed.. The number of young professionals who are choosing to live in HMO accommodation has increased. The research by The Mistoria Group has revealed that there has been a 23 per cent increase in the number of young professionals that are preferring to live in HMO accommodation at a fixed rental which…

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Where are the best places to invest in the UK?

Despite London being the epicentre of the UK property market, rental returns on buy-to-let are biggest in towns and cities like Manchester, Southampton and Nottingham, but where is the best place to invest in the UK? – where one in four homes are now privately rented.  Many buy-to-let landlords are looking far beyond London and…

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The guide to student property investment in 7 steps

Introduction The guide to student property investment, the 7 steps you must consider before investing in student property and why we believe HMOs are a more secure investment than student pods. Step 1; Cost Per Meter A HMO investment costs less per square metre than a student pod investment. Student pods (psqm) can sometimes be…

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Chancellor Vows to Create Northern Powerhouse

In a clear pledge to the business community of the North West, the Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed a report that has called for massive investment in the North of England. The “One North” plan had been put forward by five cities including Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield and calls for a £15bn investment…

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Why are young people choosing to rent?

It’s no secret that over recent years, more and more young people are choosing to rent. The number of young couples and individuals without a foot on the property ladder continues to increase, and whilst this is great news for property developers and landlords, there has been much discussion as to why. This week the Edinburgh News…

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PRESS ARTICLE – FM Magazine cover the Mistoria Group

Financial Management Magazine has published an article featuring Mish Liyanage and the Mistoria Group in its December issue. The piece, entitled, ‘I worked on….building a property empire’, details CEO, Mish Liyanages’ professional background and route to founding the Mistoria Group, in addition to how the CIMA qualification has assisted him in this journey. Together with…

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