Press Article: Shared accommodation forecast to see demand surge this year

New data from property investment experts, The Mistoria Group, has revealed that demand for shared accommodation from international students, particularly from China, the Middle East and Asia is set to surge in 2021. The UK government hopes to attract 600,000 international students to its universities over the next ten years and the new visas, introduced…

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PRESS ARTICLE: Student landlords in the Midlands and North see best yields

This article, covering the topic of student property investment in Manchester and the North West, was originally published in Property Investor Today on 21st October 2020 We recently reported on the resilience of the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector, which has seen a net increase of 2.6% in 2020. This is underpinned by further research by Howsy…

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Why Salford is a great place to invest in HMOs

Manchester, UK - 4 May 2017: Salford Quays Lift Bridge In Manchester

With the meteoric rise of Manchester as the unofficial capital of the north, more and more people are looking to move to the city, but with prices in the centre rising many young people are looking to Salford as a cheaper alternative. During the last five years, the city has seen a huge amount of…

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Tips For Creating a Profitable HMO

Portrait Of Group Of Smiling College Students Outside Rented Shared House

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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HMOs: Capitalising on the Student Population

Students studying

Many potential HMO property investors are understandably cautious about letting their properties to students. According to a YouGov survey, 40% of landlords said that they would not do so. However, they may be missing out on lucrative investment opportunities by not capitalising on the student market. Research is Key The majority of student rental properties…

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