Demand for Student Property in Salford Set to Soar Over the Next Decade

Student property investment in Salford

Property investors looking for a high yielding asset class, need look no further Salford, in the North West where demand for student property is about to soar, thanks to the University of Salford’s ranking, as one of the top 10 most improved UK universities. Last summer, Salford was also named as the second most improved university in…

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Student Property Investment

UK Student Property Investment Earlier this month, Brian Lloyd-Jones, the fund director of Unite Students, pointed out that due to its value of between £2 billion and £3 billion, the UK Student Property Investment market can no longer be seen as just another “alternative” high yielding property investment opportunity. In fact it should now be…

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Minister Announces Research into Houses in Multiple Occupation

Recently a Housing Minister announced that the Government has commissioned research into the impact of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). In addition to collecting evidence, the research will examine how local authorities are tackling problems caused by high concentrations of HMOs in their area. Housing Minister, Carl Sargeant  says  “Houses in Multiple Occupation make an…

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Student Accommodation Remains One of the UK’s Leading Investment Markets

The growth and excellent yields available to investors make student accommodation one of the UK’s leading investment opportunities according to a new report. The research, conducted by Mistoria Group, demonstrated that student property remains an excellent investment option, with larger market growth and rental yields being delivered to investors. Student Property Investments The recent surge…

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Student Accommodation Still Among Best Investment Markets for Growth

Recent research by Mistoria Group, specialists in student property investment, has highlighted the speed of growth in the student property market. The findings of the research also underlined the high level of returns that student property currently tends to deliver, particularly in the North West. The average rental yield for student properties across the UK…

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Shortage of student accommodation in the UK

The BCC conducted research into the lack of student accommodation around the UK. They have found that in some cases the lack of student accommodation supplied by universities has left some students sharing the personal living space they had intended to have to themselves. Students have been forced to share single rooms, arriving at their new…

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UK student property investment to exceed £2 billion this year

CBRE have announced that the UK’s total property investment is set to surpass last years total of £2 billion, with £1.5 billion already invested in the sector there is to be an expected surge over the next 3 months to the end of Q4. Property agent JLL has reported that £220 million worth of student property was…

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Student property rental yields achieved 13% Q1-Q3 2014

The average gross cash rental yields for the student property sector in the North West were 13% for the first three quarters of 2014, well ahead of the 6.37%* forecast for average student property yields across the UK, for this year. The research, conducted by The Mistoria Group, also reveals that the gross cash rental…

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Increased numbers of landlords and investors claiming HMO valuation rip offs

There has been sharp rise in the number of formal complaints made by landlords and investors about the valuation they have received for their HMOs, (both licensed and unlicensed), according to The Mistoria Group, a student property investment firm. The complaints centre around valuers’ property valuations and the fees they charge. Mistoria’s research reports that…

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Not grim up North: it’s where best rental yields are for UK landlords

England’s northern regions offer the best returns for buy-to-let landlords, with central London the least profitable place in the UK to rent out a property, claims new research. The Buy to Let brand of Lloyds Banking Group, BM Solutions, has brought out a quarterly index suggesting investors looking for optimum rental yields should consider the…

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Manchester and Newcastle investment hotspots

Two Northern cities have made it into the Telegraph’s article Property Investment: 20 best places to make money outside of London. East Manchester and its surrounding areas are featured, as well as Newcastle. Location is one of the most important aspects of property investment. Clients will have requirements such as transport links, distance from where they work/study and…

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What do students want from private rental accommodation?

A new report has unveiled what students most desire from their private rental accommodation. According to The Mistoria Group, leading investment specialists in student property, top of the ‘want’ list is a quality white goods (83%), superfast broadband (75%), security (55%), approval to keep a pet (25%) and a large plasma TV (16%).  Hitting rock…

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