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Top regeneration areas for property investment

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 15 October 2018 | Comments

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Picking the perfect location for property investment requires research. One tip is to keep an eye out for places that are undergoing, or are about to undergo, significant regeneration.

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The psychology of property investors

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 5 October 2018 | Comments

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Ideally, we’d like all our investments to carry minimum risk but offer maximum return. Unfortunately, these deals don’t come along too often.

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Balance the books: Expenditure that must be taken into account

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 26 September 2018 | Comments

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As any canny property investor knows, it’s always worth taking the time to do a last scan of the figures before signing off on any deal.

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Where to source available investment properties

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 11 September 2018 | Comments

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Finding the right property for investment can take a little time, but the profits make it well worth the effort.

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Do new builds make good investment properties?

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 20 August 2018 | Comments

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Whether you’re considering a house or an apartment, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of buying new builds and off plan developments as investment properties.

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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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Why you should keep a property investment reserve fund

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Acadmey on 16 July 2018 | Comments

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Most property investors will stash away a certain amount of cash in reserve. That way, they can deal with any unexpected property expenses that come their way.

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Current high rental demand in the UK can help you grow your property portfolio

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 10 July 2018 | Comments

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Demand for property in the UK is increasing – and supply isn’t keeping pace.

Data from ARLA Propertymark revealed a rise of 8% in March this year of tenants looking for property, and the same data showed that in the same month, 23% of tenants experienced rent rises – the highest proportion since September 2017.

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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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Looking at Help to Buy as the scheme turns 5 years old

Posted by Mark Lloyd, Property Mastery Academy on 30 June 2018 | Comments

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Launched in April 2013, the Help to Buy scheme was created to help those with small deposits to buy a new home.

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