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Build to rent provides stylish homes for a generation of renters

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Master Academy on 19 August 2019 | Comments

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According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of households in the private rented sector in the UK rose from 2.8 million in 2007 to 4.5 million in 2017. That’s an increase of 1.7 million (63%) households.

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What is build to rent?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Master Academy on 22 July 2019 | Comments

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Build to rent describes properties that have been designed for rent rather than sale. The developments are usually owned by companies and let directly, or via an agent.

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Refurbishing - Getting It Right

Posted by Peter Licourinos on 1 March 2019 | Comments

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Some of you may be too young to remember the days in when the entire country gathered around the television to watch Changing Rooms hosted by Carol Smiley. Whilst viewing in part for inspiration but also a little bit in each of us hoping for a horrified reaction from the returning home owners due to Laurence Llwellyn Bowen having painted the entire room with red and black dragons. 

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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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