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What’s in Store for Lettings in 2021?
What’s in Store for Lettings in 2021?
What a year 2021 has been already! Here's a brief overview of what we think is yet to come for Swansea landlords. Further Property Restrictions At the time of writing, the ...
Our “New Normal”
Our “New Normal”
The start of 2021 isn't exactly how we anticipated it to be, and here are again in lockdown! McCartan is very much open for business; we're here to help tenants move ...
2020: The Year in Review
2020: The Year in Review
“If we thought the last decade was difficult for landlords, 2020 is going to be a real minefield. There’s no doubt we’re going into another legislation heavy year with massive ...
Tenants, Protect Your Rental Property for Winter
Tenants, Protect Your Rental Property for Winter
Making sure your rental property is ready for Winter means you'll be able to keep the warmth in, save money, and protect your home in the cold months ahead. With ...
Swansea Rents Rise 10%
Swansea Rents Rise 10%
Rents in Swansea have increased a staggering 9.99% between September and October this year, according to stats provided by property portal Zoopla.  This puts the average asking rent at £871pcm.  Rents jumped for the same ...
Top 5 Rental Trends Revealed as Tenants’ Priorities Change
Top 5 Rental Trends Revealed as Tenants’ Priorities Change
At McCartan, we’ve always been keen to include local amenities and attractions when writing our property listings. People moving from outside Swansea, or within Swansea to areas they’re less familiar with, find it helpful ...
The Future of Airbnb
The Future of Airbnb
When the pandemic hit and lockdown was announced, there was concern that it would kill the travel and tourism sector in affected countries. It’s undeniable that things have changed, but ...
Buy-to-Let Deal of the Month: 9.5% Yield
Buy-to-Let Deal of the Month: 9.5% Yield
My Buy to Let Deal of the Month is back! New on the market with Dawsons for £59,950*, this one bedroom property in Sketty Park is in need of full modernisation. It’s ...
Short Letting in Lockdown? 8 Questions You Must to Ask
Short Letting in Lockdown? 8 Questions You Must to Ask
The Coronavirus Act 2020 effectively shut down all short-stay rental accommodation with immediate effect. Many landlords I know (myself included!) were keen to support our amazing frontline key workers during ...
Swansea Rental Housing Update
Swansea Rental Housing Update
In a clear indication that Swansea landlords aren’t marketing their properties during lockdown, the number of properties currently available for let in Swansea has dropped for the first time this year.     The ...
Landlord Law of Attraction
Landlord Law of Attraction
[embed]https://www.facebook.com/406491290162212/videos/181125029601411/[/embed]   As you know, I’ve been working in lettings for almost 20 years. One of the things I often hear Swansea landlords saying is how difficult it can be to get ...
Landlords in Lockdown: 5 Common Questions Answered
Landlords in Lockdown: 5 Common Questions Answered
There are warnings being issued to self-managing landlords of a surge in coronavirus-inspired complaints from tenants. These complaints are about everything from maintenance not being dealt with properly to safety ...
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