News

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.

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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‘Hutching Up’ Increasingly Popular Outside London

‘Hutching Up’ Increasingly Popular Outside London

The concept of ‘Hutching up’, which involves people, usually young professionals, living together in smaller accommodation to meet soaring rental costs, is typically associated with the London property market. But according to our parent company, Mistoria Group, the...

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Rent to Rent: The Pros and Cons

Rent to Rent: The Pros and Cons

In the past few years, the concept of ‘Rent to Rent’ has become more popular, but is still fairly rare. In this blog post, we’ll explain how it works and what you need to consider before entering into such an agreement. We’ll also give you a brief overview of its...

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COVID-19: A Message For Our Customers

COVID-19: A Message For Our Customers

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation develops we are making every effort to keep you updated, in line with the latest Government advice.  We are currently taking a ‘Business As Usual’ approach and have stringent contingency plans in place. We are well prepared to...

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Periodic Inspections: A Guide

Periodic Inspections: A Guide

If you’re a landlord that lets out a property to students, you’ll be well aware of the importance of carrying out periodic inspections throughout each tenancy. Doing so allows you to check your house in good condition and your tenants are complying with the tenancy...

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What is Deposit Free Renting?

What is Deposit Free Renting?

In partnership with deposit alternative provider, Zero Deposit, Student Haus is now able to offer deposit free renting, making moving into your student house considerably cheaper and easier.  How Does It Work?  Zero deposit renting is simple, affordable and easy....

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Electrical Safety Legislation for Landlords

Electrical Safety Legislation for Landlords

Under recently proposed Government legislation, which looks set to be approved, landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) must arrange for an electrical safety assessment to be carried out by a qualified and competent inspector. Failure to comply with the new laws...

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New Services at Mistoria Bolton

New Services at Mistoria Bolton

The Bolton branch of our sister agency, Mistoria, is about to get even busier! Known for their attention to detail,  exceptional customer service and expert local knowledge, the team of property professionals at Mistoria Bolton are expanding their service offering....

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Rent Reduction Negotiations Down

Rent Reduction Negotiations Down

According to the latest Private Rented Sector Report, produced by ARLA Propertymark, the number of tenants negotiating for a rent reduction has reached its lowest rate since the organisation began compiling its monthly records.  Just 1.1% of tenants negotiated a...

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