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Location, Location, Location

How important is location to your property or a Landlord. Just like most businesses, everything. Most landlords will choose a letting agent in Leicester who is local. If you want properties in the city centre, then you will want to be located in the city centre.

What types of tenants would you want in your property. If you are looking for families then you will want a 3 bedroom plus. However if you are looking for younger individuals who are couples then a luxury city centre penthouse will be ideal.

The same rules of business apply to the estate agents industry here in Leicester.

In this article we will discuss some of the different locations we have in Leicester.

Students
Leicester University – Leicester university is off Victoria Road off set against Victoria Park. It is close to the Leicester train stations and the retails shops and restaurants on London Road. University of Leicester is known to be the traditional university with a very good reputation and high standards. There lots of student halls popping up however not all students want halls of residence and prefer to have a house experience because there are quirky options and direct contact with management companies or the Leicester Landlord themselves. Students generally live in the Clarendon Park area that provides independent shops for leisure

De Montfort University – Here we have an innovative university that invests into its building and great investment into iconic campus buildings such as the Vijay Patel building or the Food village. Student usually live in the Bede Island area including off roads on Narborough Road

Young professionals
There is currently investments into the Abbey area beside the new Leicester 4* Novatel hotel and new home development taking place

Families
Knighton, Oadby, Stoneygate have been areas of prospering families in Leicestershire. They have good access to the city centre through transport links. These areas consist of a mix of backgrounds including entrepreneurs and business leaders

Up and coming
Are you looking into areas that are good value for money. Aylestone has been an area that is one to watch with investment going into the area

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