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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 ...
Housing Market Still Closed for Business
Housing Market Still Closed for Business
Wales on LOCKDOWN for a further 3 weeks is going to divide opinion in the Housing Market – of that, there is no doubt! Renters are desperate to move, sellers ...
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 ...
Some Good News
Some Good News
I’m so excited to share with you that McCartan Lettings has been awarded the highest level rating of Best Practice Agent by Rent Smart Wales in our first audit! Operating at ...
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 ...
Rental Tracker, April 2020
Rental Tracker, April 2020
We've been a full month in lockdown now due to COVID-19, and rents are increasing - up 0.52%. The average rent in Swansea is currently £773pcm. Average Asking Rents in Swansea, April ...
Serving Notice in a Lockdown
Serving Notice in a Lockdown
It has been a rollercoaster of a fortnight on the legislation front. On 18th March, the Government advised that all evictions would be banned until further notice. We can understand the ...
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 ...
Rental Tracker, March 2020
Rental Tracker, March 2020
Rents are decreasing this month - down 1.95%. The average rent in Swansea is currently £769pcm. Average Asking Rents in Swansea, March 2020 1 bed 2 bed 3 bed 4 bed 5 bed Houses £480pcm £621pcm £744pcm £810pcm £901pcm Flats £551pcm £78pcm £800pm £892pcm £0pcm All £50pcm £731pcm £759pcm £817pcm £901pcm Difference from February 2020 1 bed 2 ...
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