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…

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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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PRESS ARTICLE: Top Tips on Student HMO property investments

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HMO property investments are an important part of the UK housing market as they offer students and young professionals affordable accommodation. There is growing demand for HMO student property across the UK and particularly in the North West, as the region offers excellent yields, high occupancy rates and good capital growth.

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How To Have an Excellent Reputation as a Landlord

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The news is filled with stories of terrible landlords who have not protected their tenants and have been handed hefty fines as a result. But if you let out an HMO property to students, reputation is everything. Students will tell their friends about the service they have received in your property, so the way you…

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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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The Implications of Brexit on UK Property

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Brexit seems to have been in the headlines for a lifetime now and, as deadlines come and go, confusion over the implications of withdrawal from the EU shows no sign of abating. In this blog post, we discuss the pros and cons of Brexit in relation to the property investment sector.  Pros Regional Growth In…

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New Student Visa Rules To Create Rental Market Boom

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In September, the Government unveiled its new ‘Graduate Route’ visa initiative, which will allow potentially thousands more international students to remain in the UK for a longer period after graduation. This, in turn, could lead to a boom in the student and young professional rental market.  What is the Graduate Route? Under the current system,…

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Tips For Creating a Profitable HMO

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Landlords and property investors are increasingly being drawn to HMO properties given 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 Route’. But what should potential property investors focus on…

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