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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.

The rise of virtual property viewings

The rise of virtual property viewings

Virtual property viewings can take various forms, but the most common is for the seller to show interested renters or buyers around the property via a video app such as WhatsApp, Facetime or Zoom. Their popularity has grown significantly over the course of the...

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Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Smart meters use wireless networks to send data about your energy usage straight to the supplier, and they are becoming increasingly common in homes as a replacement to existing gas and electricity meters. There are many benefits to using a smart meter, and changes...

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Apprenticeship opportunities at Student Haus

Apprenticeship opportunities at Student Haus

The benefits of taking on an apprentice have been an attractive proposition for employers for many years. An apprentice, as defined by the gov.uk website, ‘combines practical training in a job with study’ and it’s a win win situation for both employer and apprentice....

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How to Avoid Deposit Disputes as a Student Tenant

How to Avoid Deposit Disputes as a Student Tenant

Deposit disputes at student lettings can be stressful and time-consuming. Fortunately, with proper planning and preparation, most can be avoided altogether. As the new academic year begins, here are some things our Manchester student lettings specialists think...

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Surviving in a Shared Student House

Surviving in a Shared Student House

Living with your friends in a shared house can be one of the best bits of your time at university. But maintaining domestic harmony can sometimes be a struggle, especially during stressful times like exam season. That’s why we’ve written this blog post – so that...

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Main Sponsor of the National Landlord Investment Show

Main Sponsor of the National Landlord Investment Show

We are delighted to be both the main sponsor and keynote seminar speaker at the National Landlord Investment Show this week. Tune in on Thursday 8th October at midday to hear our CEO, Mish Liyanage give his 15 Top Tips on Being a Successful Student HMO Landlord. You...

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Lease Options Explained

Lease Options Explained

Lease option deals – also known as “rent to buy” or “lease with the option to buy” – are essentially agreements in which a tenant or investor leases a property from a seller with the option to purchase when the lease expires, or at any point within the...

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Your Guide to Guarantors

Your Guide to Guarantors

When you’re searching for Manchester student houses with your friends, there’ll be many new terms and phrases you’ll hear for the first time. Renting is new territory and with it comes a whole load of new jargon to get your head around. One of them that will...

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Leasehold vs Freehold: What’s the Difference?

Leasehold vs Freehold: What’s the Difference?

Purchasing a house is one of the most complicated and stressful events most people will go through in their lives. Often, the really important details get overlooked, as you focus on the big things like securing a mortgage. But at Mistoria, we pride ourselves on being...

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