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Christmas Opening Hours 2019
Christmas Opening Hours 2019
During the festive break, our office opening times will be as follows: Friday 20th December – 9am to 4.30pm Monday 23rd December to Wednesday 1st January – CLOSED Thursday 2nd ...
Exciting Time for Landlords to Invest in Swansea
Exciting Time for Landlords to Invest in Swansea
Have you been thinking about investing in property in Swansea? Now is an exciting time to be a landlord in our city! With the work taking place in our City Centre, ...
Rental Tracker, November 2019
Rental Tracker, November 2019
This month, rents have decreased by -1.49%, but stock has increased as student properties start coming back on the market for next year's intake. The average rent in Swansea is currently ...
Community at the Heart of Operations at McCartan
Community at the Heart of Operations at McCartan
Local letting agent Hannah McCartan, MD of McCartan Lettings in Killay, has successfully completed her challenge to raise enough funds for a fence installed around the children’s play area in ...
Rental Tracker, October 2019
Rental Tracker, October 2019
This month, rents have increased by 6.49% - the most impressive rent increase month-on-month in 2019 so far! The average rent in Swansea is currently £817pcm. Average Asking Rents in Swansea, October ...
Choosing a Letting Agent
Choosing a Letting Agent
Estate Agents in Wales have been forced to look at and refresh their processes and procedures in the face of the Tenant Fee Ban. It seems only logical that now ...
Double Council Tax Plans for 2nd Homeowners
Double Council Tax Plans for 2nd Homeowners
Landlords and owners of multiple properties in Swansea are reeling from the news that their council tax bills are set to double. Wales Online published an article last week outlining Swansea ...
Rents Increase as Tenant Fee Ban Hits
Rents Increase as Tenant Fee Ban Hits
According to Zoopla, rents are rising at their fastest rate for 3 years – and it’s not hard to understand why. Shortening supply as landlords exit the market, increasing legislation putting ...
The Rise of Airbnb in Swansea
The Rise of Airbnb in Swansea
Only 5 years ago, Airbnb was a relatively unknown option for property owners in Swansea. Today, there are over 854 properties being hosted in the city, and they’re rented an ...
Rental Tracker, September 2019
Rental Tracker, September 2019
Keeping an eye on the rental market in Swansea is key for successfully managing tenancies, advising on rental increases, and marketing new properties. The average rent in Swansea is currently £764pcm, ...
Holiday Lets Market Continues to Soar
Holiday Lets Market Continues to Soar
In March, Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to let broker Commercial Trust Limited, predicted that 2019 would see significant growth in the holiday and short-term lettings market. Just over ...
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation
Though most landlords are aware they have responsibilities when it comes to gas safety in rental properties, not all tenants are aware that they have responsibilities, too. Badly fitted and poorly ...
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