Investing in purpose-built student accommodation offers more protection for the investor than other kinds of property investment. Not only is a rental income often guaranteed by the management company whether the room is taken or not but the student will have a guarantor and often pay well in advance of their tenancy.
Finding the right location to invest in purpose-built student accommodation is no different, in many regards, to finding the right location any other type of property investment. Fundamentally, it comes down to understanding supply and demand in the area and weighing up your income against your costs.
PBSA (purpose built student accommodation) could make a fantastic investment choice over the next few years. It’s an entirely hands-off investment that can also see great returns. It’s not expensive to get into and what’s more, demand in some locations is outstripping supply several times over.
The number of students in the UK is growing year-on-year whilst the residential housing market is becoming increasingly strained. As a result, more students are living in PBSA (purpose built student accommodation). This type of accommodation caters better for student needs, frees up housing for everyone else and also offers fantastic opportunities for investors.
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