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The Guardian, The National Union of Students (NUS) and other media outlets have recently been reporting that students are increasingly struggling to find adequate university-provided accommodation, as rental prices rise and quality drops.

As acceptance letters are being received across the country the 2016 crop of students are facing housing issues unlike any of those before them, with universities increasingly offering inadequate first year housing at increasingly unaffordable…

Students struggling to find accommodation as demand soars

The Government’s new Stamp Duty charges have had a knock on effect on the UK buy-to-let market, increasing the cost of investing in new property. However, in this newly tough market, student accommodation remains a great investment.

The Government’s new Stamp Duty laws came into effect this month and buyers can expect to pay an extra 3% on top of the old Stamp Duty levels. The new charges work on a sliding scale depending on the value of the property. Generally, this means that…

Student property remains a great investment even with extra stamp duty