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.

What is the difference between fully managed and let only?

When someone is thinking of letting their property out via an estate agent, they are usually offered a choice of going for ‘fully managed’ or ‘let only’. It’s an important decision and depends on the needs of each landlord. Student Haus offers both forms of service...

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What can you get for your money when renting as a student ?

Whether you’re just starting university or have been studying for a while, the yearly cycle of finding a place to live somehow manages to be frustrating and exciting at the same time. The first decision you’ll have to make is house or halls, so which is better?...

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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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Tenant Fees Bill

It has been announced that the Tenant Fees Bill is set to come into force on 1st June 2019. The Bill will ban letting fees paid by tenants in the private rented sector and cap tenancy deposits in England. The ban will apply to all tenancies signed after 1st June. The...

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Street-wise: knowing the exact street you want to live on…

Last week, new research by Zoopla revealed a third of buyers already know the street they want to live on. In some cases, even the exact house has been identified before a buyer starts their purchasing journey. As a local estate and letting agent, we are very aware of...

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Does your student property stand out?

In recent years there have been significant changes in the student housing market in Manchester with a gradual shift from traditional student areas of south Manchester to the City Centre and surrounding areas. There are several reasons for this shift, some of them are...

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A Landlord’s Guide to Periodic Inspections

It’s very important to carry out periodic inspections throughout each tenancy to ensure your property is in a reasonable state and your tenants are complying with the tenancy agreement. You should evaluate the overall condition of the property, including both...

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How to avoid pest infestation problems

A recent study carried out by a manufacturer and retailer of blinds, shutters, carpets and curtains showed that 64% of Brits who have experienced a pest infestation in their property were renting at the time. Of the 2,000-people surveyed, 57% responded that they had...

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Pet-friendly rental property

In the UK, an estimated 12 million households own together around 51 million pets. Recent research carried out by Zoopla discovered that there’s a growing trend in the search for “pet-friendly” rental property. The term ‘pets’ ranked as the third most searched keyword...

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‘Right to Rent’ breaches human rights

The High Court has ruled that the current ‘Right to Rent’ checks breach human rights. The scheme requires landlords and letting agents to check the immigration status of tenants by checking their passport or visas and has been in force across England since 2016....

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How to sell your student (HMO) property with Student Haus

Selling your property with Student Haus is a straightforward process. Once you have accepted an offer we will input your and the vendors details onto our online sales platform. The platform is accessible by all parties including their solicitors 24/7. The online sales...

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