Should Landlords Break Clauses In Accommodation Contracts?

UNIVERSITY students believe break clauses should be automatically included in tenancy agreements to protect them financially in the event of a second wave of coronavirus, according to a survey conducted by websites Money Magpie and Save The Student. The break clause would lapse the rental contract, meaning students required to return […]

Top Tips For Student Landlords

Life as a landlord isn’t without it’s ups and downs, with no shortage of challenges. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced operator, the issues faced are often similar, particularly when letting to student tenants living away from home for the first time. Bill-splitting service Glide has […]

Student visa reforms help to boost the student property investment market

When the Brexit referendum was announced, the tertiary-education sector very quickly announced itself to be pro-remain as it feared that the UK’s departure from the EU would lead to a reduction in the number of EU academics (both undergraduates and graduates) coming to study in the UK. So far, however, […]

The UK’s top 5 cities for student property investment

The UK student property market has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and its ever-changing landscape is certainly an interesting one to watch. One of the most notable trends has been the gradual shift away from the traditional dominance of London and south east England, towards regional towns […]

New research reveals best buy-to-let yields are found in university towns

University towns and buy-to-let essentially go hand-in-hand. Students need a place to live and the vast majority of them are “natural renters”. Even if they were in a financial position to buy a property (which a few of them are), they are at a stage in their lives when flexibility […]

The Rise of Student Accommodation

The demand for purpose built student accommodation (known as PBSA) is growing, so much so that the number of student bed spaces due to be built for the 2019/20 academic year is 25% higher than last year totalling 29,000 beds. Why the demand? Student numbers are rising, 561,420 people applied to start a course in […]

How to stay up to date with your student tenants

The days of binge drinking, untidy and care-free students are long gone. Modern day students have changed with the times and so it is important for landlords to keep up to date with their studying tenants. Broadband and utilities provider, Glide, has put together a handy guide based on research, […]

Is There More Demand For Purpose Built Student Accommodation?

Knowledge is power, and therefore the education sector will always boom. With education comes students, and they are all going to need somewhere to live. When students finally cut the apron strings and move away from home, they are often looking for a property that is safe, reliable and well […]

Essential Checklist for Student Accommodation Investments

When investing in property, it is essential that you know every last detail, so that you can be completely sure that the investment you are about to make will be worth your while. However, many of those that invest in property, and in particular the more inexperienced investors, are sometimes […]