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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 ...
McCartan on Swansea Bay TV
McCartan on Swansea Bay TV
Following our warning earlier this month about online fraud targeting tenants, our Managing Director Hannah was interviewed talking about the issue by That's Swansea Bay TV. Scams and Subletting We have been ...
A Guide to Buy-to-Let for New Investors
A Guide to Buy-to-Let for New Investors
Are you thinking to invest in property in Swansea, but don’t have much experience with the sector? A Bit of Background Buy to Let in Swansea has been my specialism for over ...
Step Forward for Kingsway Regeneration and Tidal Lagoon
Step Forward for Kingsway Regeneration and Tidal Lagoon
Swansea Council are hailing EU investment in the Kingsway Infrastructure Project, “digital village”, and a revised bid for the Tidal Lagoon as major steps forward for the City Deal that ...
Online Fraud Targeting Tenants on the Rise
Online Fraud Targeting Tenants on the Rise
We are warning all tenants about online fraudsters who are targeting would-be-tenants on private landlord pages on sites such as Facebook, Gumtree, and Airbnb. The advertisers pose as landlords and offer ...
Lets with Pets
Lets with Pets
Pets in properties have always been an issue in the Lettings industry. In a bid to win votes, Labour have proposed a series of animal welfare measures this week that ...
2018: The Year Ahead
2018: The Year Ahead
We are very excited about the future of Swansea’s property market, particularly Swansea’s Buy-To-Let sector. As we eagerly await news on the Tidal Lagoon and work starting on the City Project, ...
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