The different leaseback schemes
A leaseback scheme can be applied to any building composed of several accommodations (houses or apartments) which offer services such as:
- Reception desk
Several types of residences can be distinguished:
Residences for students are buildings which include several apartments, mostly furnished studios equipped with kitchenettes, located nearby schools or universities and public transportation. The lack of housing for students makes these residences a real opportunity of investment from the moment the choice of the location is adapted for this kind of accommodations. The management of student residences is much simpler than other sorts of residences with services thanks to the high demand and the fact that students occupy their accommodations at least 10 months a year (no frequent change of lessees). When the location and the quality of the residence are good, the apartments a rented by the management company to tourists during summer time, which increases the rental return.Check the stock
The leisure tourist residences need to be located within touristic areas with high potential. On top of usual services, those residences often offer facilities such as: swimming pools, sports ground, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, kids clubs,… The accommodations are rented out on a weekly basis. The choice of the management company is very important, since its ability to rent and maintain the premises will be the key of the success of your investment. We only select the best managers.
The "business" tourist residences, or apart-hotels, are an alternative to traditional hotels. Mainly composed of studios (approximately 80%) and one bedroom apartments, those residences need to be located in city centres or close to important business centres well served by public transportation. The market for apart-hotels offers a great potential since a very few hotels have been built those ten past years but also because the traditional hotel industry is ageing.Check the stock
By 2020, 33% of the French population will be over 65 year-old and they will be 44% in 2030 and 50% by 2050. The need in terms of housing for seniors must be adapted to this evolution and numerous residences must be built.
The potential of residences for seniors is really high. They host people from 55 to 75 year old who can decide to rent or buy these sorts of premises. New renters or purchasers can be easily found provided the apartments are managed by quality operators.Check the stock
The yields on those residences for elderly people are usually the highest. The resale market is more restricted on those kinds of properties, and the initial goal of this sort of investment is more to generate complementary revenues.Check the stock