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Brokers warn against student pods

Brokers warn against student pods

Influential property brokers are warning investors to steer clear of so-called student pods, which are widely marketed as low-risk property investments with 'assured' yields of up to 10 per cent. Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz, the country's largest buy-to-let agency, claims that asking prices and rental returns are inflated, while agents routinely fail to disclose the development and letting risks.

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