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How to Buy a Property at an Auction

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 20 September 2016 | Comments

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For many property investors, a significant benefit of buying a property at an auction is that it enables them to avoid the usual house buying chain. The result of bypassing this traditional route can be considerable time and cost savings.

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Top Tips for Finding Trouble-free Tenants

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 6 September 2016 | Comments

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Once you’ve found the perfect property, it’s time to find the perfect tenants. There are a number of ways to go about this – and it’s worth bearing in mind that taking the right approach now could save you a whole lot of stress later on.

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Maximising Your Investment Profit

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 26 August 2016 | Comments

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With interest rates dropping even further, the income generated from savings accounts nowadays is next to nothing. So where do you turn if you’re looking to maximise return on your investments?

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The implications of the ‘Tenant Tax’

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 19 July 2016 | Comments

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What is the ‘Tenant Tax’?

Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015 aims to remove a landlord’s ability to deduct from taxable income their finance costs related to residential property – it’s been dubbed the ‘Tenant Tax’. Instead, this relief will be replaced with a tax reduction, equivalent to the basic rate of income tax.

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What does Brexit mean for your property investment strategy?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 5 July 2016 | Comments

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In the wake of the EU referendum, there’s been much speculation on the impact that Brexit will have on property investment. Will house prices rise or fall? What will be the effect on mortgage rates?

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Will the outcome of the EU referendum affect the UK’s property market?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 15 June 2016 | Comments

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The referendum is just around the corner, and millions of words have been exchanged on the subject – yet most of us are still baffled by the arguments from both sides.

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Getting Started in Property

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 6 June 2016 | Comments

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Wondering how to kick start your career in property? Despite recent changes that have affected the buy-to-let market, property investment is still an attractive proposition, especially in these times of low interest rates.

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What’s next for property investors following the rush to beat the stamp duty deadline?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 6 May 2016 | Comments

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With new legislation requiring an additional 3% stamp duty from those buying a second property after 1st April 2016, it’s no wonder there was a surge as investors rushed to beat the deadline.

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How to Close a Property Deal & Get It Moving Fast

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 26 April 2016 | Comments

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A common reason for a property deal to stall or to move forward sluggishly is because someone hasn’t done their homework.

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How to Build Relationships With People Who Matter

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 5 April 2016 | Comments

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It may be simple to make advantageous connections, but turning those contacts into truly beneficial relationships takes time.

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