Buy to let? It’s all about Student Property Investment … and boy Liverpool tops the charts according to The Times newspaper.
So why invest in existing student accommodation?
Student Accommodation is one of the highest yielding and most stable investments available. With a large deficit in student accommodation especially in Liverpool, investors can be sure that their properties will maintain the high yields currently offered. Both major Liverpool universities actually saw their attendees increase last year, contrary to the slight decrease in student numbers nationwide.
“Liverpool named as top of the buy to let league table”
The Times Property Supplement January 2012
With demand for student accommodation at an all time high combined with the fact these are fully tenanted and are returning extremely impressive yields make this an opportunity not to be missed!
What The Agents Are Saying?
Student property has performed exceptionally well as an asset class compared to traditional investments over the last year. In fact, it has outperformed every other commercial property class and delivered consistent returns throughout the economic downturn, argues Knight Frank’s Head of Student Property James Pullan.
Although European Union application numbers are down, interest from further afield is still incredibly strong, with a 12% increase in applicants from non E.U countries. This has been dominated by applicants from the Far East, where there has been a 10% increase, and more specifically from Hong Kong where there has been a 37% increase. The number of students applying from Australasia has also increased by 15%. CBRE Student Report 2012
Student housing may be considered a maturing sector but it has performed well over the last five years, showing average annual total returns outperforming many commercial property asset classes. Savills Student Report 2012
Liverpool is one of the largest and most popular cities for student accommodation in the UK. With over 55,000 students and three leading UK universities, quality accommodation is always in high demand.
As well as The University of Liverpool, John Moore’s University and Liverpool Hope University, there is also the Liverpool International Language Academy, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Liverpool Universities’ numbers actually grew by 11.4% last year, showing why many students pick Liverpool as their preferred location.
Overseas students make up a growing portion of students in Liverpool. The University of Liverpool’s relationship with China is impressively strong.
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