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Winter – the time to buy investment property

Believe it or not, the perfect season to make a property investment is upon us. The colder months have many advantages over the British summer when investing in property, particularly a buy-to-let property. There are undoubtedly fewer properties on the market during autumn and winter, however if you’re looking for an HMO property investment, which you don’t mind…

Protecting your HMO property investment from crime

Landlord obligations regarding property security are somewhat ambiguous, although it is clear that they do in fact have a duty to ensure the property has (at the very least) basic safety measures. Student properties are notorious targets of break-ins and burglaries, so if you’re a student landlord, it’s a good idea to take some extra…

Property Market improvements in 2013

Since 2007, the UK has been mired in economic recession, badly affecting property investment, but 2013 seems to have been the year when the market has taken off again.  Prices are now rising at their fastest rate for five years. Experts are predicting the housing market will have fully recovered from the credit crunch by the end…

Property for post graduate students

Over the last few years there has been a boom in UK post graduates. The number of graduates wishing to continue their education has rocketed by almost 14% since 2007, which spells good news for potential investors – as the number of post graduates increases, so does the need for HMO properties. Properties on the…

Why Mistoria’s HMO property investment services could save you a headache

Last week, PropertyReporter.com reported that bad weather conditions are causing problems between landlords, letting agents and tenants.  The question of who is responsible for damage can result in difficult relationships between tenants and landlords, which is something we think all parties should try to avoid!  However, we know that it can be tough to keep up with…

Repair after the storms…

The UK is slowly recovering following a number of devastating storms in recent weeks. In the North West, most of the damage has been caused by high winds with many properties requiring expensive repairs by home owners. Now that the storms have passed, it’s time to start thinking about repairs and restorations, especially if you have…