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What will the abolishment of letting agent fees mean for landlords and tenants?

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

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In his first Autumn Statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced his intention to ban letting agents in England from charging fees to tenants.

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A Personal Journey into Property Investment

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

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Listen to Mark's story of how he became a successful property investor

PMA’s Mark Lloyd recently took part in a podcast to discuss his personal journey into property investment. In the interview, Mark shares some valuable insights and explains how he ended up as a property trainer.

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Your Guide to Property Investment Jargon

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 21 November 2016 | Comments

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Annual percentage rate (APR)

APR takes into account the interest rate of your loan, repayment arrangements and other associated fees to give you an indication of the overall cost of the loan. The lower the APR, the better the deal.

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Top 5 UK Property Investment Locations for 2017

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 4 November 2016 | Comments

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When it comes to looking at property investment locations, it’s important to consider that landlords make money in two ways:

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What’s Changed in the Property Market in 2016?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 17 October 2016 | Comments

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This year, the entire property market has been hit by uncertainty due to the EU Referendum.

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Landlord Insurance - What's Covered and What are the Benefits?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 7 October 2016 | Comments

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Buildings and contents insurance is a necessity for any homeowner, but for landlords there are additional factors to take into consideration. That’s where landlord insurance comes in.

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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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