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Why is Section 21 Big News?
Why is Section 21 Big News?
Landlords across the UK are being thrown yet again into disarray this week as the Government announce their intention to axe Section 21 (no-fault evictions). The concern is that without being ...
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 ...
New Law for Welsh Lettings Due This Year
New Law for Welsh Lettings Due This Year
A date has been set for the next debate on the bill that will re-write Welsh housing legislation and outlaw the charging of tenant fees in Wales. According to Letting Agent Today, the ...
Revealed: the most expensive streets in Swansea
Revealed: the most expensive streets in Swansea
Those of you who, like me, love looking at property online will be excited to hear that the most expensive streets in Wales in 2018 have been announced, with two ...
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 ...
DPS Over 6 Weeks Behind on Deposit Dispute Decisions
DPS Over 6 Weeks Behind on Deposit Dispute Decisions
The Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) still have a backlog of dispute decisions to make. Though they won’t comment on how long it will take to catch up, we understand they ...
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 ...
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