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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 ...
COVID-19: Self-Managing Landlords & Maintenance Issues
COVID-19: Self-Managing Landlords & Maintenance Issues
Government guidance on how landlords and letting agents should handle tenancy management during this coronavirus outbreak has been minimal, and mostly concerned with financial aspects. However, as a landlord – and ...
11 Questions to Ask Your Tenant if They Ask for a Rent Holiday
11 Questions to Ask Your Tenant if They Ask for a Rent Holiday
We’re all saying it – these are unprecedented times. There are so many things to be thinking and worrying about (families, jobs, security, home-schooling, etc). As landlords, we also need ...
5 Questions to Avoid Buy-to-Let Mistakes
5 Questions to Avoid Buy-to-Let Mistakes
Making mistakes when investing in buy-to-let property can be hugely costly – not just in terms of money, but also time, and energy. When it’s done right, you can expect a ...
Lettings Update 2020: 7 Things Swansea Landlords Need to Know
Lettings Update 2020: 7 Things Swansea Landlords Need to Know
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 ...
Christmas Opening Hours 2019
Christmas Opening Hours 2019
During the festive break, our office opening times will be as follows: Friday 20th December – 9am to 4.30pm Monday 23rd December to Wednesday 1st January – CLOSED Thursday 2nd ...
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