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Welcome to our news blog, here you will find the latest information on property and goings on in the area. Please keep an eye out for news and tips on how to sell your property.

Best areas to invest for student HMOs

Property investors often find that they can achieve a higher rental yield with student accommodation than they can with a standard buy-to-let. Of course, this isn’t always the case, and the success of a student let depends on a variety of factors including the type of...

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A guide to student tenancy agreements as a landlord

As a student landlord, one of the best things you can do to provide yourself with financial and legal protection is to take your time creating appropriate tenancy agreements for your student lets. A student tenancy agreement is a legal contract between you and your...

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Questions to ask when viewing student accommodation

Looking for a place to live at uni can be exciting, but before you rush into signing a tenancy agreement there’s a few things you should check. If you want to make an informed decision when choosing a student house to rent, make sure you go to property viewings...

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Landlord obligations when letting to students

As a student landlord, you are obliged by law to adhere to rules and regulations that ensure your student accommodation is safe and the service you provide to tenants is fair. In this article, we look at some of the key rules and regulations surrounding student...

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Do landlords pay council tax for students?

Landlords should make sure they’re aware of the rules surrounding who pays council tax for rented student accommodation before they draw up a tenancy agreement. Whether or not council tax needs to be paid on a property that is being let to students, and who is...

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Tenant rights every student should know

Moving into student digs for the first time can feel exciting and terrifying in equal measure. As well as doing all your own cooking and cleaning, you’ll also need to handle it if something goes wrong with the property that you’re living in. This may involve...

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How do I rent a room to students?

If you own property in a university city, there will always be demand for rooms to let for students. Finding student tenants is usually simple, and charging rent per room rather than per property can be profitable. However, before you get started, should familiarise...

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Top tips for student landlords

Top tips for student landlords

While student lets are subject to more rules and regulations than regular buy-to-lets, landlords who have done their research often find student lets to be a profitable investment. If you’re new to renting to students or acting as a landlord, you’ll need to get your...

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How to become a student landlord

How to become a student landlord

How to become a student landlord Student buy-to-lets are notoriously profitable investments, often generating high rental yields. Letting property to students can help landlords to maximise their returns by charging per room rather than per property. In addition,...

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3 Benefits of using a Student (HMO) Letting Agent

3 Benefits of using a Student (HMO) Letting Agent

Letting Agents help landlords to stay compliant Unless the individual is a full-time landlord or works in the property industry for a living, chances are the landlord will be busy with their day job, family, hobbies and other things. Letting Agents work in property...

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Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Many landlords often worry about letting out their properties to students, fearing that they will not receive rental payments, or that their houses will be destroyed during wild parties. However, issues like these are exceptionally rare. We thought we’d dispel some of...

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