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Tag Archives: Renting to Students

Student ‘Ghettos’


The local authorities in Southampton announced last week a plan to cut down on the number of student houses in a town with a very high student population. The plans include restrictions on the number of HMO properties across the … Continue reading

Opportunities with Student Property


Letting to students is often cited as one of the most profitable ways to invest in property. Yields tend to be good, there is usually a fixed and seasonal demand for property, and as your tenants usually stay for only … Continue reading

Falling Into Arrears


Unfortunately, there is a degree of risk involved with taking on any kind of tenant. Even the best presented, smartest and most talkative of candidates for occupancy in your property may encounter problems and may end up falling into arrears. … Continue reading

Making Your Property Appropriate


It’s important to always consider your tenant throughout every step of your journey as a landlord. You should endeavour to buy a property with a type of potential tenant in mind, you should try to decorate or renovate it in … Continue reading

Property for Young People


A large proportion of the rental property market is under the age of 35, and it’s no surprise given the number of first time buyers that are struggling to access mortgages at the moment. It’s worth thinking about how you … Continue reading

Renting to Students


Students have been at the forefront of the news over the last couple of months. The rise in tuition fees has caused ripples, to say the least, among the student population. The increased fees, however, are unlikely to reduce the … Continue reading