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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 ...
Kingsway Regeneration to Boost Rental Demand
Kingsway Regeneration to Boost Rental Demand
Work has begun on transforming one of Swansea’s main city centre routes, paving the way for the creation of hundreds of jobs. The £12 million investment in the Kingsway has been ...
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 ...
McCartan Joins OnTheMarket.com
McCartan Joins OnTheMarket.com
From today, McCartan Lettings will be listing their properties with all three top property portals – Rightmove, Zoopla, and OnTheMarket.com. OnTheMarket.com is the newest portal to join the list of places ...
April Fools No Joke for Poor Rental Accommodation
April Fools No Joke for Poor Rental Accommodation
Regulations coming into effect on 1st April 2018 mean landlords will not be able to let out a property with Energy Performance Certificate ratings of F or G. We are pleased ...
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 ...
Sunday Times Names Mumbles Best Place to Live in Wales
Sunday Times Names Mumbles Best Place to Live in Wales
According to the latest The Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide published last week, the best place to live in Wales is Mumbles, in Swansea! Its multi-million pound “renaissance” development ...
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