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Continuing from our previous post, we now look at the types of assured tenancy agreements that apply in Scotland.
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.
Buy-to-let investing in the UK has had its ups and downs over the last few years. Before the financial crises of 2008, there was a boom in the market to the point that almost every other person was a buy-to-let property investor. This changed very quickly when house prices slumped and property owners went into negative equity. The market has recovered since and now offers opportunities, providing you make the right choice of property, take the right investment approach, and understand your responsibilities.
It’s not uncommon to hear negative comments regarding the property industry, and estate agents, in particular, get a bad press.
Stamp duty and the EU referendum result were deemed to be the two factors that had the biggest impact on the housing market in 2016. But what will be the significant influencers in 2017?
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.
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.
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.
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.