Student Landlords in Gloucester

This week the Unite Group (the leading provider of student accommodation in the UK) has reported a 1.6% like-for-like increase in the value of its UK Student Accommodation Fund. The valuation increase was driven by rental growth and an increase in demand from the student population. We have written before on the blog about the… Read more »

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It is no secret that climate change is already taking effect in the UK and it’s more obvious than ever in our beloved gardens across the country. Climate change has caused flash floods, strong winds and freezing temperatures but it has also provided the south with warmer summers and less rainfall so it’s no wonder… Read more »

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Here at Sure Lettings, we don’t like to bang on about the same old thing. It’s uninspiring and doesn’t reflect the happening, go-getting lettings agent we believe ourselves to be. However, longstanding readers of the blog will know how much we like to keep you abreast of current legislation and recent trends and changes in… Read more »

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If you think of student lets, you’re more than likely to imagine messy rooms, dirty dishes and late night partying but times have changed thanks to the revenue of the overseas student accommodation demand. The reputation that your usual student possesses is not something that most Landlords wish to accommodate but is the risk really… Read more »

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The latest figures are beginning to show a decline in the younger generation purchasing their own homes but instead choosing to remain on the rental scene. Recent surveys are revealing that nearly 8 out of 10 renters between the age of 18 and 34 are choosing to avoid the property ladder in favour of the… Read more »

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We frequently talk on the blog of how September, for a lot of people, is a time of new beginnings. New jobs, new schools, new university places; there are lots of people who move around ready for September which makes it a much busier period of time for us Lettings Agents than January can be.… Read more »

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The role of facilitator is still going strong in the rental market. From an introductory service all the way through to the exit fee, the letting agent remains a massively valuable part of the rental process. With a whole list of on going changes including the abolishment of letting agent fees, the focus has turned… Read more »

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Welcome to Sure Sales & Lettings, one of Hemel Hempstead’s leading independent Estate Agents. Our top priority is to provide an honest & reliable service and this is proven by the 5 star reviews we’ve received online from clients. Having traded for over 14 years, we have grown to offer a number of services including;… Read more »

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This week we want to concentrate on someone far more specific; the Student Landlord. In the past, we’ve talked on the blog about what to expect as a student tenant but how much is involved in being a student landlord and what can you expect in return? Here’s our lowdown on renting to students: In… Read more »

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The gap between rises in rental values and earnings is narrowing according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics. Rents in the private sector rose by just 1.8% over the last year, while average earnings have risen at almost the same rate – 1.7%. In the aftermath of the economic crisis in… Read more »

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