How to invest in student property
If you’re considering investing in a buy-to-let property in a university city, student accommodation could be the most profitable option. Renting to students isn’t too different to managing a standard buy-to-let, but there are additional rules and regulations that landlords should be aware of before they begin their search. In this article, we will find…Read More
How to add value to an investment property
Buy-to-let properties can offer investors excellent returns, but the best gains are made by investors who look for ways to add value to their investment property. Adding value to a property can involve a large renovation project, but is more often about making smaller, smart changes to make it more attractive to tenants and increase…Read More
Investing in rental properties for beginners
Property investment can be an exciting and profitable venture but like with any investment, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Before you take the plunge and invest in property, it’s important to do your research and ensure you’re well-informed about how to achieve the best return on your investment. In this article, our team of…Read More
Why invest in rental properties in the UK?
While the UK economy may be in turmoil, investors here and also those based abroad continue to reap the rewards of investing in rental properties. Here at Mistoria Group, our team of specialists help investors to get the best possible results from their property investments, and where better to do so than the North West…Read More
Are student lets a good investment?
Considering investing in student accommodation? Having built an impressive reputation for both sourcing and managing student investment property in Liverpool, Salford, Manchester, Bolton and many other areas, the Mistoria Group team can help you to decide whether this type of property investment is right for you. Find out whether student letting is a good investment…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
How to avoid deposit disputes
What to do at the start and end of a tenancy to avoid a deposit dispute Less than 1% of all tenancy deposits end in dispute, but when it does happen it can end up being an expensive nightmare for all parties involved. Many potential disputes can be avoided and one of the quickest ways…Read More
Rents Rise Across the UK at Fastest Pace for 13 Years
According to new research from Zoopla, Rents outside London are rising at their fastest pace for more than a decade, as tenants flock back to Britain’s big regional cities and towns. Rents across major cities and towns outside London have seen the highest growth since 2008, with an increase of 5% in the year 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
Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK
For the pandemic period, a “new normal” has been in place. This new normal has included an unprecedented financial package from the government to help individuals who have lost their incomes to support themselves and find new work. One helpful measure has been the “eviction ban” that prevents landlords from evicting tenants who can’t pay…Read More
PRESS ARTICLE: Landlords banked £82,000 profit on each rental property sold in 2020
New research reveals that the typical landlord sold their buy-to-let property for £82,450 more than they paid for it in 2020, resulting in an average value increase of 42%, thanks to recent surge in house prices. According to estate agent Hamptons International, landlords benefited from an increase of £3,390 or 4%, compared to the average…Read More
PRESS ARTICLE: Benefits freeze will drive up rent arrears for landlords
The Government’s recent benefits freeze will leave tenants across Britain facing rent arrears of £1,000 (* Source: Observer newspaper analysis of Government data, March 2021). From April 2021, the government is freezing the amount of local housing allowance (LHA), so tenants will receive the same amount of money as last year, even though rents have…Read More