PRESS ARTICLE: Investment in Student Property is Booming

Private equity firms are ramping up their investments in the UK’s student accommodation market, pumping hundreds of millions of pounds into a resilient sector, with an eye on high rental returns in post-Brexit, post-Covid Britain. Recent research from real estate advisors, Jones Lang Lasalle reveals that one-third of deals for student property in 2021 so…

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End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching

The Stamp Duty holiday in England will end on 30th June 2021, lowering the nil rate band from £500,000 to £250,000 for all but first-time buyers, who have a threshold of £300,000 before stamp duty is due. The rates will then change again in October to return to the standard amount pre-Covid-19. The temporary nil…

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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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PRESS ARTICLE: Is now a good time for first time investors to purchase BTL property?

Billionaire Andrew Carnegie famously said that 90% of millionaires secured their wealth by investing in real estate. But is there still money to be made in property, despite Covid-19 and the Government’s recent BTL tax measures? Recent research from the National Residential Landlord’s Association survey that the Coronavirus has not so far had any significant impact on their…

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Liverpool Tops Buy-To-Let Hotspots

Liverpool continues to top buy-to-let hotspots with yields in excess of 10%, according to research by TotallyMoney. Liverpool’s L1 city centre postcode tops the buy-to-let yield table with a potential 10% return on investment and a current asking price of around £90,000. This area includes the central retail area (including Liverpool One), the commercial district…

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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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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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Why Investors Should Consider Adding an HMO To Their Portfolios

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As tougher legislation and ever tightening tax rules come into force, landlords are increasingly looking to diversify their property portfolios to ensure their ventures remain profitable. That is why they are now turning to investment in HMO properties; a recent survey by BVA BDRC showed that 1 in 5 landlords now own at least one…

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