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Mortgage lending tightens again
Mortgage lending tightens again
The Bank of England has announced in its Financial Stability Report that mortgage borrowers may have to prove that they could afford repayments almost twice as high as the expected ...
Swansea in Race for City of Culture 2021
Swansea in Race for City of Culture 2021
Yet another positive boost for Swansea as the city has made the final shortlist in the race to be named City of Culture 2021. Hull is the current City of Culture, ...
Annual Growth up to 10.5% for Swansea’s Rental Properties
Annual Growth up to 10.5% for Swansea’s Rental Properties
It’s good news again for landlords and property investors in Swansea as Rightmove reports a 10.5% annual rise in Swansea rents. Rightmove has published its quarterly Rental Trends Tracker for Q2 (April-June 2017), ...
Deepening divide between Homeowners and Tenants
Deepening divide between Homeowners and Tenants
The average house price here in Wales has reached an all time high of £174,319, deepening the divide between homeowners and tenants as tenants say farewell to pay growth and expend ...
Please check your appliances
Please check your appliances
Further to the devastating events at Grenfell Tower, the cause of the fire has been confirmed as a faulty fridge freezer. The make and model is: Hotpoint FF175BP We are advising all landlords ...
General Election 2017 and the Housing Market – Results Round Up
General Election 2017 and the Housing Market – Results Round Up
It's safe to say that the Conservative's decision to hold a snap election well and truly backfired - the results of which are a hung parliament, embarrassing coalition with DUP ...
What does Swansea’s £500m regeneration bid mean for the rental market?
What does Swansea’s £500m regeneration bid mean for the rental market?
Approval of the much anticipated bid for Swansea City Centre’s £500m regeneration was announced last week. The first phase includes developing the St David’s site into retail and residential accommodation, with ...
General Election 2017 – Housing Manifesto Round Up
General Election 2017 – Housing Manifesto Round Up
With the General Election 2017 just days away, what do each of the parties pledge when it comes to housing? Zoopla have written this condensed version of the main parties’ manifestos and ...
MD of Swansea Letting Agency up for Regional Award
MD of Swansea Letting Agency up for Regional Award
Hannah McCartan, MD of McCartan Lettings in Killay, has been nominated for Female Entrepreneur of the Year at this year’s prestigious South Wales Business Awards. The South Wales Business Awards, now ...
Could your EPC stop you from letting out your property in Swansea?
Could your EPC stop you from letting out your property in Swansea?
Energy performance ratings will soon dictate whether you can legally put your property up for rent. The next set of legal changes coming into force in April 2018 affect properties with ...
Spotlight On: Hendrefoilan Development, Killay
Spotlight On: Hendrefoilan Development, Killay
There has been much excitement here in Killay around the latest St Modwen development in the former Swansea University campus based in Hendrefoilan Woods, as the first batch of properties ...
We have listened to your feedback
We have listened to your feedback
Last month, we asked our landlords for their thoughts regarding the rental market in Swansea and what they expected to see happen in the forthcoming year. The results of the ...
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