Top five property investment strategies for the UK market
Struggling to find the best investment properties? Maybe it’s time to reconsider (or develop!) your property investment strategy! By taking a calculated, considered and targeted approach, you could stand to significantly increase your returns and create a stronger and more successful property portfolio. Regardless of whether you choose to focus on Manchester’s booming student accommodation…Read More
Why invest in buy-to-let property?
Many investors see buy-to-let property as a reliable venture, especially since house prices have been rising in the UK for nearly 10 years. Buy-to-let is a popular investment because it has the potential to provide both short-term income and long-term gains. While the buy-to-let landscape and housing market may have changed more recently, there are…Read More
Buy to Let Investment in Liverpool
Although London is often seen as the investment hot spot for the UK, in reality there are many often better choices for a strong portfolio return. For example Liverpool is currently one of the leading UK cities for rental yields and capital growth due to the significant amount of regeneration currently taking place in the…Read More
Tips For Creating a Profitable HMO
As student property investments experts, we know landlords and property investors are increasingly being drawn to HMO properties. This due to their potential for high yields and high occupancy rates. Demand for such properties, which is already impressive in university towns, is set for even further growth following the Government’s recent introduction of the ‘Graduate…Read More
Should parents invest in buy-to-let to help their children with university?
A recent survey found a massive two thirds of parents are considering investing in buy-to-let student properties to assist their child through university as fees and costs of living become more and more daunting. The rising price of rent as well as high fees is making university a harder and harder prospect for many students…Read More
State of the market: Is now the time to invest in property and HMOs?
With lockdowns now firmly behind us and no prospect of them returning in full force any time soon the property market has come roaring back – could now be time to invest in HMO property? There is certainly plenty of evidence the housing market is booming –although figures have been inflated by the rush to…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Stamp duty holiday extension: what buy to let property investors need to know
As part of his 2021 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the stamp duty holiday will be extended for a further three months until the end of June. Whilst this will be welcome news for buy to let property investors, there are still charges involved so it’s important to know the details. Here are…Read More
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…Read More
2020 BTL Legislation Changes
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…Read More