Exeter University has been ranked consistently Top Ten in The Times League Table, with a population of
17,500 undergraduates. The University is growing rapidly, employing more staff and requiring more
accommodation to ease with the increasing numbers.
When it comes to choosing the right agents, there are many aspects to consider. So why choose Star
to look after your investment?
Our professional hard-working team of staff can advise on the best locations if you are choosing to
in a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO), and what we can do to help you achieve the best rent.
Our 'Fully Managed' service allows landlords to be confident that their property asset is being
managed and rental income is maximised. Everything is covered, no worries required, just a stress free
for landlords to enjoy.
For those landlords who have experience, we can also assist with a Tenant Find service or a Rent
Our offices are positioned in a perfect location close to all the student areas, which provides
marketing and access to any property.
We can help you stay on top of the latest legislation and compliance. With regulations varying across
and frequently changing rules, we are here for advice and assistance with all areas of lettings
We have over 30 years of experience means we are experts in handling all the complexities of letting
Why not express interest in our Landlord Seminars.
What is Article 4?
Article 4 Directions are the legal means by which a local authority can require property owners to seek
permission to convert a single dwelling house into a small HMO (3-6 individuals). This therefore means
within the Article 4 area, it is very difficult to convert a C3 dwelling house to a C4 small HMO.
Article 4 in Exeter
In Exeter, the Article 4 district is generally between Streatham campus and the city centre and
the popular locations for student accommodation, however, it is important to note there are some
A map of the Article 4 Direction can be found in the link below.
Impact of Article 4
Imposing a limit on the number of small HMOs available in this area does nothing to decrease the demand
exists for them and when you have a difference between supply and demand, prices naturally go up in
rental and property values.