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By no means an exhaustive list, here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive from interested parties about investing in Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) : Why invest in Student Accommodation? Up until only a few years ago, only financial institutions and major investors could afford to invest in Student Property but since developers are now selling individual units within their new development projects, rather than the whole development itself, the asset class of PBSA has become…

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Financing Your Student Property Purchase

Can I Get A Mortgage for Purpose-Built Student Property Investments? The short answer is maybe, as it depends on the type of student property investment that you are considering … but don’t despair, with the help of an independent financial advisor we found ways of raising finance at less than 3% fixed interest, even though mortgage lenders were not prepared to lend… With standard Buy To Let purchases of UK property, mortgages are generally available up to around 80% to…

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Who buys PBSA ? | Student Property | Buy to Let UK

Who buys Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) ? In recent years, the typical buyers of Student Property have changed from being multi-million pound purchasers such as property developers and financial institutions (mostly pension funds and overseas investment banks) to a mix of the same institutions, property speculators, buy to let portfolio managers and private individuals looking for safe ways to obtain better income returns on their savings. The main reason for this shift in investor types is that developers have…

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Why Buy to Let Landlords are now Investing in Student Property

UK BUY-TO-LET  8-10% FIXED NET RETURN FOR up to 10 YEARS (and properties available NOW from as little as £40,000)   “Investing in Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) has returned the best yield for UK property since 2011” (Savills) Student Accommodation is Booming The Number of University Students has grown consistently for decades. In particular the recent removal of long established intake caps have enabled Universities to rapidly expand their number of entrants, a trend set to continue, even as UK…

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