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Know your emotional triggers when it comes to investing

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 3 September 2018 | Comments

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As well as being a property investor, you’re also a normal human being with complicated feelings and varying emotions. Every person is different, and how you act and react is based on your personal life experiences.

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The Power of Collaboration and Synergy

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 27 August 2018 | Comments

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Interview: Jayne Owen / Words: Angharad Owen

In this article with Mark, Jackie and Peter, we talk about their individual property experience, their approach to their new combined business and their thoughts on property investing in general.

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Do new builds make good investment properties?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 20 August 2018 | Comments

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Whether you’re considering a house or an apartment, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of buying new builds and off plan developments as investment properties.

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What does the recent interest rate rise mean for property investors?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 10 August 2018 | Comments

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Last week, the Bank of England announced it was raising its base rate from 0.5% up to 0.75%. This is only the second base rate rise in a decade, and financial advisors are busy calculating the impact it’s going to have on mortgages, savings and the property market.

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How is stamp duty exception for first-time buyers affecting the market?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 6 August 2018 | Comments

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In November 2017, the government made many first-time buyers exempt from paying stamp duty land tax in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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How to be a property investor people want to do business with

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 30 July 2018 | Comments

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With the best will in the world, you’re are not going to want to do business with every person you meet.

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Have you considered a hotel room investment?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 24 July 2018 | Comments

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Buying a hotel is out of the question for most of us. But buying a hotel room can be an attractive proposition as it gives you a foot in the door of a high yielding industry.

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Why you should keep a property investment reserve fund

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Acadmey on 16 July 2018 | Comments

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Most property investors will stash away a certain amount of cash in reserve. That way, they can deal with any unexpected property expenses that come their way.

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Current high rental demand in the UK can help you grow your property portfolio

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 10 July 2018 | Comments

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Demand for property in the UK is increasing – and supply isn’t keeping pace.

Data from ARLA Propertymark revealed a rise of 8% in March this year of tenants looking for property, and the same data showed that in the same month, 23% of tenants experienced rent rises – the highest proportion since September 2017.

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How to Negotiate the Best Property Deal You Can

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 3 July 2018 | Comments

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Knowledge is power. Why? Because you need to understand property pricing before you can put in a realistic offer.

Off-plan and new builds

Land, build costs and profit margin are the main elements that go into the pricing of a development and determine the cost of off-plan and new builds.

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