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In Profile: Mish Liyanage

Mish Liyanage has extensive property and financial management experience and is a successful landlord and investor. He founded Mistoria Investments and MCC Accountants back in 2009 and developed it into The Mistoria Group. Mistoria specialises in Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) mainly catering to the student and professional market and is currently the largest provider for student accommodation in Salford and [...]

By | July 23rd, 2020|Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on In Profile: Mish Liyanage

Liverpool Tops Buy-To-Let Hotspots

Liverpool continues to top buy-to-let hotspots with yields in excess of 10%, according to research by TotallyMoney. Liverpool’s L1 city centre postcode tops the buy-to-let yield table with a potential 10% return on investment and a current asking price of around £90,000. This area includes the central retail area (including Liverpool One), the commercial district [...]

By | July 20th, 2020|Buy-to-let, Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on Liverpool Tops Buy-To-Let Hotspots

Could Covid-19 and New Government Reforms Spell the End of The Student Property Market?

BTL landlords specialising in student accommodation are facing huge challenges with increased Government legislation and the impact of Covid-19 on occupancy, according to the Mistoria Group, high yielding student buy-to-let investment specialists. Student landlords could see a huge drop in demand for accommodation when the next academic year starts, if universities continue with online-only teaching, [...]

By | July 10th, 2020|Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on Could Covid-19 and New Government Reforms Spell the End of The Student Property Market?

Demand for Airbnb Nosedives During the UK Lockdown

During the lockdown, demand for Airbnb accommodation has nosedived, with figures* showing that rental listings have surged across UK cities, with London seeing an average 112% increase in available properties, compared with the same period last year. (*Source: OpenRent March 2020). One and two bedroomed properties witnessed the largest leap is listings, 132% and 105% [...]

By | June 24th, 2020|Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on Demand for Airbnb Nosedives During the UK Lockdown

PRESS ARTICLE: Surge in Student Property Investment in the UK

Recent research shows that investment in student property has surged in the UK and across Europe year-on-year, as investors increasingly shift towards alternative sectors that offer income stability even in an economic downturn. According to Savills’, exceptionally strong investment activity was recorded in the UK, up 84% year-on-year to £5.5bn (€6.2bn). Savills also forecasts that [...]

By | June 10th, 2020|Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on PRESS ARTICLE: Surge in Student Property Investment in the UK

PRESS ARTICLE: Rent Prices Surge in North West

Newly released data from The Mistoria Group has revealed that that rent prices in the cities and towns in the Northern Powerhouse have risen by an average of 17%, with rental cash yields of 9% in Salford, 7% in Liverpool and Bolton. This follows figures released by Homelet that show that rents in the North [...]

By | June 2nd, 2020|Mistoria In the Press, News|Comments Off on PRESS ARTICLE: Rent Prices Surge in North West

Award Win For Mistoria Bolton

We are incredibly proud to announce that the Bolton branch of our Estate Agency business has won a prestigious award. They have been named as “2020 Gold Winner Estate Agent in Bolton (South)” by the British Property Awards. The accolade serves as recognition for the incredibly hard work the team does every day, providing high levels [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Awards, News, Property Investment Blog|Comments Off on Award Win For Mistoria Bolton

How To Have an Excellent Reputation as a Landlord

The news is filled with stories of terrible landlords who have not protected their tenants and have been handed hefty fines as a result. But if you let out an HMO property to students, reputation is everything. Students will tell their friends about the service they have received in your property, so the way you [...]

By | March 10th, 2020|Landlords, Lettings, News, Property Investment Blog, Student Properties|Comments Off on How To Have an Excellent Reputation as a Landlord

Student Property Investment in 7 Steps

Before you begin investing in the highly lucrative student property market, there are seven key issues you need to consider. In this blog post, we’ll reveal what they are, as well as explaining why we think Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) make more secure investments than so-called ‘student pods’ (PBSA). Step 1: Cost Per Metre [...]

By | March 5th, 2020|Buy-to-let, Landlords, News, Property Investment Blog, Student Properties|Comments Off on Student Property Investment in 7 Steps

2020 BTL Legislation Changes

It sometimes feels like the changes the Government makes to BTL (buy-to-let) laws are never ending. 2020 will be no different; a number of new pieces of legislation are set to be introduced in April, which will drastically alter the way landlords and investors operate. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the biggest [...]

By | February 17th, 2020|Buy-to-let, News, Property Investment Blog|Comments Off on 2020 BTL Legislation Changes