Letting a property to a noisy group of 18-year-olds isn’t everyone’s idea of a relaxing move. That said, it doesn’t take much to see the financial potential in doing so.
With more than 2.5 million people in the UK enrolled in a university course, there is certainly an audience waiting. This number is also Continue reading
With television schedules crammed full of property development programming, it’s no wonder the act of buying a house with the specific intention to let has become extremely popular.
When the decision is made to venture into this world, however, it pays to take some advice from someone who’s done it Continue reading
It is easy for building owners to forget why they should be using security shuttering on their vacant or inhabited properties, Continue reading
Downing, a property firm based in Liverpool, has confirmed development plans for two new student housing blocks in Cambridge and London. The developments, which together are worth £90 million, will provide accommodation for 770 students studying in these Continue reading
The contracts for the building of two planned new student housing developments in Cardiff and Exeter have been awarded to the building firm Opco. The contracts, both of which are for the Exeter-based company Prime Student Housing and Continue reading
Despite the predicted decline in the market for private student housing, due to the rise in tuition fees and the expected drop in the numbers applying to study at UK universities, a report by Principal International Continue reading
The decision on plans for a new student housing development in York is anticipated very soon. The project, which has been developed by the locally-based company S Harrison Developments Ltd, would see housing blocks designed to provide accommodation for over 250 of the town’s Continue reading
Plans for a student housing ‘village’ development in Carlisle, costing £15 million, seem set to proceed, despite doubts over the possible contamination of the development area. The scheme, which will consist of town houses designed to provide accommodation for up to 495 Continue reading
Students looking for accommodation in York are being warned about a letting agency in the area, believed to be simply a renamed version of a company with a particularly bad reputation. Many, including Robert McMahon of Access Properties York, believe that the agency, now called ‘Student Continue reading
Developers aiming to build a 32-storey skyscraper, part of which would utilised as student accommodation, have submitted the development for planning permission. The block, which would be located in the Vauxhall area of South London, would be built by the housing developers Downing and Continue reading