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What makes a good property investment in Swansea?
What makes a good property investment in Swansea?
A good property investment in Swansea is one which completes on its objective - meaning, if you are buying a property to fund your retirement, then your investment has to ...
Demand Doubles for 40-Something Renters
Demand Doubles for 40-Something Renters
Before purchasing a property for let, one of the key questions you need to be able to answer is what type to tenant you are looking for. Not just in ...
Impact of the Swansea City Relegation on the Rental Market
Impact of the Swansea City Relegation on the Rental Market
With the devastating but sadly unsurprising confirmation that Swansea City Football Club have been relegated from the Premier League, many landlords will now be wondering how this will impact the rental market ...
Quick Pre-Let Checklist for Landlords
Quick Pre-Let Checklist for Landlords
We’ve put together this quick pre-let checklist for landlords to ensure your property is in the best condition for let: Is the exterior of the property clean and tidy? Pay ...
Airbnb Guests at Risk From Illegal Subletting
Airbnb Guests at Risk From Illegal Subletting
Last month, we reported that a tenant has been caught subletting their rental property in Swansea on Airbnb without the landlord’s knowledge or permission. Whilst it might seem like a lucrative ...
Is Uplands a “Hip” Place to Buy-to-Let in Swansea?
Is Uplands a “Hip” Place to Buy-to-Let in Swansea?
Swansea’s very own Uplands has made a list of the top 20 “hippest” areas to live in the UK, according to Travel Supermarket. Surveys conducted last year for Travel Supermarket’s Hip ...
Is Your Landlords’ Gas Safety Certificate Valid?
Is Your Landlords’ Gas Safety Certificate Valid?
Every Landlord knows you need to have a Landlords Gas Safety Certificate by law to rent out a property. However, sometimes they are missing vital information which could invalidate the ...
Rude Awakening for Landlords as Tax Year Ends
Rude Awakening for Landlords as Tax Year Ends
Landlords could be in for a rude awakening next month when they come to file their 2017/18 taxes, as research conducted by BDRC Continental on behalf of Kent Reliance has ...
A Guide to Buy-to-Let for New Investors
A Guide to Buy-to-Let for New Investors
Are you thinking to invest in property in Swansea, but don’t have much experience with the sector? A Bit of Background Buy to Let in Swansea has been my specialism for over ...
Lets with Pets
Lets with Pets
Pets in properties have always been an issue in the Lettings industry. In a bid to win votes, Labour have proposed a series of animal welfare measures this week that ...
Planning Ahead for 2018
Planning Ahead for 2018
We all know that planning ahead is the key to success - and to avoiding any costly surprises. Reviewing your mortgages and insurance cover and planning for upcoming tax changes ...
What does the Interest Rate Rise mean for Your Mortgage?
What does the Interest Rate Rise mean for Your Mortgage?
Interest rates rose for the first time in a decade this month. Though this widely-anticipated move shouldn’t have too much of an impact on the general economy, it may affect ...
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