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. Purpose-Built Student Accommodation What is PBSA? Why PBSA Could […]
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. Purpose-Built […]
Whether you are managing a buy-to-let portfolio or looking to become a property developer and buy-to-sell, property refurbishment is going to be key to your success. Refurbishing your properties will increase their value, make them more attractive to tenants and decrease what you will have to spend on maintenance. Refurbishment Costs Vs. Maintenance Costs When […]
HMOs are different to standard buy-to-let properties in that regulations regarding fire safety can be more complicated and are often more expensive to implement. But don’t worry. Fire regulations tend to be nothing more than common sense and your local HMO enforcement officer is there to help.
If there was a prize on offer for the strangest acronym going then FENSA would probably win it. But, joking apart, as a property investor or developer you need to know what a FENSA Certificate is and why they are important. In simple terms, FENSA is the Fenestration Self Assessment Scheme. It was originally established […]
HMOs can be fantastic investments with rental yields that are far over-and-above what can be achieved with a more standard buy-to-let. But, as with all things, there are downsides as well.