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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 ...
Exciting Time for Landlords to Invest in Swansea
Exciting Time for Landlords to Invest in Swansea
Have you been thinking about investing in property in Swansea? Now is an exciting time to be a landlord in our city! With the work taking place in our City Centre, ...
Choosing a Letting Agent
Choosing a Letting Agent
Estate Agents in Wales have been forced to look at and refresh their processes and procedures in the face of the Tenant Fee Ban. It seems only logical that now ...
Double Council Tax Plans for 2nd Homeowners
Double Council Tax Plans for 2nd Homeowners
Landlords and owners of multiple properties in Swansea are reeling from the news that their council tax bills are set to double. Wales Online published an article last week outlining Swansea ...
The Rise of Airbnb in Swansea
The Rise of Airbnb in Swansea
Only 5 years ago, Airbnb was a relatively unknown option for property owners in Swansea. Today, there are over 854 properties being hosted in the city, and they’re rented an ...
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation
Though most landlords are aware they have responsibilities when it comes to gas safety in rental properties, not all tenants are aware that they have responsibilities, too. Badly fitted and poorly ...
Gas Safety Week: Fighting to Raise Landlord Awareness
Gas Safety Week: Fighting to Raise Landlord Awareness
This week is Gas Safety Week 2019, and we're raising awareness of landlord's responsibilities when it comes to gas in their rental properties. Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can ...
McCartan is supporting Gas Safety Week 2019
McCartan is supporting Gas Safety Week 2019
We are pledging our support for Gas Safety Week (16th-22nd September 2019), and will be sharing information and tips to awareness about the importance of gas safety both here on ...
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 ...
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