Investing in Student Housing

Have you been thinking about investing into student housing and wondering if it will be the right choice for you? If so, please take the time to keep reading as we dig into all you need to know about making the investment into Student Housing.

The whole goal in investing anything is to ensure profit no matter the state of the economy at that time, Students Housing offers you that security, due to this assurance investors have been purchasing as many properties they can in college towns who have student housing. The predicted number of students enrolling in college by the year 2029 is 20 million! This means the demand for student housing is going to a profit for a long time to come. If you consider all the options with this opportunity, multi-storied apartments and single properties can be a good way to also capitalize off of this investment.

What is Student Housing?

Student housing is more often than not located off campus, but still within a reasonable distance from the college.The tenants you will see are not keen on dorm living situations and would like more privacy and independence. Owners of these properties are landlords and they are becoming preferential accommodations for students due to the ever rising cost of dorm rooms. Dorm rooms do not offer personal cooking spaces, living areas or in room showers, so the appeal of living off campus with all these added immentities is what your consumers will be looking for!

The Student Housing Investment landscape

According to data from CBRE shows that the annual student investment volume has tripled since 2014, and has reached $11 Billion in 2018. The investment activity has been sustained by the numbers rising in the college enrollment and the fact that the supply is limited.

But, there are some downsides to investing that inventors should be aware of. For example, understanding that having younger aged tenants can also be a risk, as far as maturity and their ability to appreciate and care for a home as an older adult would. When you are a landlord or the investor it is important to realize your property has to stand out in the market while staying in a reasonable price range to ensure occupancy. If you fear that managing a property may be too much for you to handle, you can always outsource and hire a professional management company.

Some other help you may need depending on your investment and the size of it, hiring an accountant or bookkeeper, a real estate attorney, and maybe another partner to help on your end. All of these positions serve a purpose to obtain your goal and all are cost efficient in the long run. It is all about teamwork!

With all that being said you do have a few other options to go forth with investing if you do not want the hassles of managing the property. Innovative investment products and platforms to provide investment portals, Using this will help you in reaping the benefits without the headache involved.

Benefits of Investing in Student Housing

We recently covered why student rentals make for good investments, and covered some benefits there. Here are some additional benefits to investing in student housing:

1.Those who invest most commonly get higher rental income compared to conventional rental properties

2.Parents are normally the cosigner with the college student in order to assure no outside distractions such as late rent will disrupt their education.

3.Moft often college students stay the course of their college stay in the same residence.

Historically only a small percentage of colleges have ever had to file for bankruptcy. This is a very stable adventure into your future. As for security, get your investment, every single day and that means college housing will always be needed.

The future of the student housing market

College life is just gearing back up after the huge hit we all took from 2020 and the covid outbreak. Now life is easing back into normal, and life has started going back to what we knew. The market is in even more demand with students eager to escape home life and spread their wings in the real world. Invest in student housing and be a part of that journey with them all while building the life you always dreamed of.

Casey Development, Ltd: Student Housing Developers in Central Texas.

Casey Development, Ltd. is the leading student housing developer in Austin, San Antonio, and New Braunfels, Texas. We have the expertise and experience to help investors find the right location at the right price to produce high yield returns. If you’re interested in learning more about or student housing development projects in Texas, contact us today to learn more.