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Luxury Rentals To Replace Ownership?

Posted by on 22 January 2019 | Comments

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Whilst 'reports' can sometimes be fuelled by a PR initiative an interesting topic was posed earlier in the week suggesting that luxury renting would become the new home ownership for millennials.

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Is refurbishing property the right investment for you?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 25 September 2017 | Comments

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If you’re good at DIY and relish a project, then refurbishment property could be a good investment area for you.

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What do minimum energy efficiency standards mean to residential landlords?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 18 September 2017 | Comments

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Following on from our post a couple of weeks’ ago on What do minimum energy efficiency standards mean to commercial landlords? we now look at the residential sector.

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What do minimum energy efficiency standards mean to commercial landlords?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 4 September 2017 | Comments

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From 1st April 2018, minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercially rented properties come into force.

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Buying Your First Buy-to-Let Property

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 22 May 2017 | Comments

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If you’re considering dipping your toe into the water of property investment, you need to know the pros and cons, because like any investment, buy-to-let comes with no guarantees.

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What does an Assured Tenancy mean in England and Wales?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 13 March 2017 | Comments

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The type of assured tenancy agreement that applies to a tenant is generally as a result of when the agreement for first made. However, there are differences between assured tenancy agreements made in England and Wales compared to those in Scotland.

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How to be a responsible landlord

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 27 January 2017 | Comments

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When you become a landlord, you take on a number of responsibilities including keeping your rented properties free from hazards and ensuring gas and electrical equipment is safely installed and maintained.

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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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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’s hot in property for 2016?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 21 December 2015 | Comments

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Property hot spots are areas which experts forecast to be potentially lucrative for investment in the near future. But how do we know which area is a likely to give us the best return on our investment?

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