Student landlords have coughed up an extra £315,000 fees in just a year to comply with a councilís new house in multiple occupation licensing scheme.
Cardiff City Council has collected the cash from 824 licence applications in the cityís Cathays neighbourhood, a favourite pla
Student rents are rising in London because accommodation providers cannot keep pace with the number of students flocking to the capital.
The latest figures pitch 55,000 purpose-built student bed spaces in the capital - with 283,500 students seeking a place to stay, which is a 6%
Record rents are letting landlords collar higher loan to value deals from buy to let lenders.
Brokers TMBC claim more than half of loans processed in the second quarter were for loan-to-values of 70% plus as lenders accepted higher rents would support higher borrowing levels.
Landlords running a property business from home can find their car and property insurance excludes them from cover.
Many landlords making claims for property visits or to collect rents in their car do not have cover unless they have business use specified on the policy, warns
Investors are flocking to invest in student lettings as a huge demand for accommodation is out of step with a dwindling supply of bed spaces in most university towns and cities.
High demand linked with guaranteed rent is attracting investors at all levels - ranging from buy to
More than 15,000 students have voted for the best student accommodation at universities and colleges across the UK in the National Student Housing Survey
The findings measure student satisfaction with accommodation providers and let housing managers measure performance against
A student has lost two years of course work and camera equipment worth hundreds of pounds in a fire at a shred house in Blackpool.
Firemen spent six hours at the blaze in the three-storey terraced house.
They also rescued a bearded dragon lizard and two rare oriental toads
Students at universities and colleges all over the UK are building a database of problems with landlords who are failing to return deposits at the end of a tenancy.
Some students are losing deposits of £1,000 or more when they move out at the end of term.
Now, student union
Student landlords are likely to own rental properties returning the best yields, according to new research.
Shared student house generate average yields of 6.45% against an average of 6.2% for all other tenants.
The best regions for highest average rental yields are the Wes
Investors and developers are still piling millions in to student accommodation on a large scale in university towns and cities across the country.
The latest headline scheme,is a £110 million campus for Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
The Birley Fields development
Landlords with student lets in cities with universities charging lower tuition fees are likely to benefit as families look to cut costs.
More than one in five students will look for a cheaper course - partly because a quarter of parents will urge them to look at lower charging