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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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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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Increase your property investment profits as a limited company

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 18 June 2018 | Comments

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The main reason many property investors decide to set up limited companies to invest in property is tax.

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How to think like a property investor

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 4 June 2018 | Comments

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When it comes to property investment is your attitude firmly set in business mode or does it sometimes veer off into the personal?

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Bank of England warnings over high loan-to-value lending

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 29 May 2018 | Comments

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Recently, high street banks were given a warning by the Bank of England about taking risks by selling mortgages or commercial loans that could threaten the stability of the financial system.

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Property Investment is as much about people as property

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 14 May 2018 | Comments

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We’ve often talked about the need to build relationships in order to succeed in property investment. But for these relationships to grow and work for you, you need to have a long-term strategy.

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Where do you find potential property investors?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 9 May 2018 | Comments

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The answer to that is… in a wide variety of places.

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