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ARLA Accreditation Success

We are delighted to announce that, after three months of hard work, five members of our team have achieved ARLA Membership (MARLA) status. Congratulations go to Mish, Tanya, April, Julie and Daniella, who each successfully passed four exams after their extensive Level 3 training programme on both property management and sales. The four units covered; Health and…

What Challenges Do Property Investors Face?

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Traditionally, investment in Buy-To-Let (BTL) property has provided a lucrative income stream for investors and landlords. However, with ever-growing challenges, including Brexit uncertainty and the introduction of new legislation, is property investment still a viable choice? In this blog, we discuss the key challenges now faced by investors.     HMO Licencing  One of the most profitable…

Why Investors Should Consider Adding an HMO To Their Portfolios

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As tougher legislation and ever tightening tax rules come into force, landlords are increasingly looking to diversify their property portfolios to ensure their ventures remain profitable. That is why they are now turning to investment in HMO properties; a recent survey by BVA BDRC showed that 1 in 5 landlords now own at least one…

New Student Visa Rules To Create Rental Market Boom

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In September, the Government unveiled its new ‘Graduate Route’ visa initiative, which will allow potentially thousands more international students to remain in the UK for a longer period after graduation. This, in turn, could lead to a boom in the student and young professional rental market.  What is the Graduate Route? Under the current system,…

Tips For Creating a Profitable HMO

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Landlords and property investors are increasingly being drawn to HMO properties given their potential for high yields and high occupancy rates. Demand for such properties, which is already impressive in university towns, is set for even further growth following the Government’s recent introduction of the ‘Graduate Route’. But what should potential property investors focus on…

HMOs: Capitalising on the Student Population

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Many potential HMO property investors are understandably cautious about letting their properties to students. According to a YouGov survey, 40% of landlords said that they would not do so. However, they may be missing out on lucrative investment opportunities by not capitalising on the student market. Research is Key The majority of student rental properties…