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The Pros and Cons of Zero Deposit Schemes
The Pros and Cons of Zero Deposit Schemes
Rent your property faster!  Tenants, pay less in upfront costs! Landlords, stay protected! A wave of new 'zero deposit' schemes are entering the residential lettings market and promising amazing benefits ...
Are You a Resident or Business Owner in Killay or Dunvant?
Are You a Resident or Business Owner in Killay or Dunvant?
I'm appealing to all residents and business owners of Killay and Dunvant to help support Friends of Dunvant Park in getting a fence installed around the childrens' play area in ...
Case Study: Let on the First Viewing – Twice!
Case Study: Let on the First Viewing – Twice!
Sometimes the best of tenancy applications don’t go to plan - even for highly desirable properties in sought-after areas like Dunvant. At the start of March, we began marketing a superb ...
Why Buy-to-Let in Swansea is Still a Strong Investment Choice
Why Buy-to-Let in Swansea is Still a Strong Investment Choice
Whilst there’s no doubt that there are turbulent times ahead, Swansea landlords should be feeling pretty confident based on the latest rent reports from HomeLet, Rightmove and Zoopla. HomeLet’s Rental Index ...
How to Pick a Letting Agent
How to Pick a Letting Agent
Thinking of letting out your home, or looking for a new letting agent to manage your property in Swansea? Here are the key things you need to ask/check before signing ...
Spring Cleaning 2019
Spring Cleaning 2019
Maintaining your rental property is an essential part of being both a landlord and a tenant. Landlords Gutter Cleaning. The unseasonably warm weather before Christmas meant a lot of trees held on to ...
How Can Landlords Stay Profitable in 2019?
How Can Landlords Stay Profitable in 2019?
With the end of the 2018/18 tax year about 2 weeks away, now is the time to squeeze in some planned maintenance or improvements if you are going to offset ...
Case Study: the Importance of Positive Property Management
Case Study: the Importance of Positive Property Management
Positive property management, for us, is all about looking out for opportunities to maximise rental income, achieve better yields, and avoid unexpected costly repairs for our landlords. Many landlords try to ...
Could Sandfields be the Swansea BTL hotspot for 2019?
Could Sandfields be the Swansea BTL hotspot for 2019?
So now we have been able to take stock of 2018, what opportunities could 2019 bring? Thinking ahead to what locations in Swansea will be of interest to tenants this coming ...
Case Study: Uplands Buy to Let Renovation
Case Study: Uplands Buy to Let Renovation
I’ve been working in the buy-to-let market in Swansea for over 15 years, and it’s my aim now to use my knowledge and lettings expertise to help Swansea landlords and ...
Planning for 2019
Planning for 2019
With all the excitement and anticipation of the New Year ahead, we’re encouraging landlords to look to and plan for 2019 with their rental properties in mind. We firmly believe ...
Why Won’t Landlords Let to Benefits Tenants?
Why Won’t Landlords Let to Benefits Tenants?
The homelessness charity Shelter have been raising awareness of the difficulties housing benefit claimants face when looking for private rental properties. According to the Residential Landlord Association’s (RLA) Housing Benefit expert Bill Irvine, housing benefit ...
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