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
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
Rents are decreasing this month - down 1.95%.
The average rent in Swansea is currently £769pcm.
Average Asking Rents in Swansea, March 2020
Difference from February 2020
Tenants – Keeping You Safe
Just a brief message to let you know what McCartan are doing to keep you safe during the pandemic.
It goes without saying that our biggest concern is the safety of ...
5 Questions to Avoid Buy-to-Let Mistakes
Making mistakes when investing in buy-to-let property can be hugely costly – not just in terms of money, but also time, and energy.
When it’s done right, you can expect a ...
Rental Tracker, February 2020
Though stock is continuing to decrease, rents are rising - up 1.91% this month.
The average rent in Swansea is currently £784pcm.
Average Asking Rents in Swansea, February 2020
Are You Registered with the ICO?
As a private landlord, you control the personal data of an EU resident (like your tenant). Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), this makes you a "data controller", and ...
Update to Holding Deposit Law
Further changes to the way Welsh Landlords operate are to be rolled out on Friday 28th February 2020 - today.
The new legislation relates to holding deposits, and will especially impact ...
New Group for Swansea Landlords
Landlords - as we know, there is lots of new legislation due to come into effect in 2020. Clear, honest communication and open discussion are key if we're going to ...
Lettings Update 2020: 7 Things Swansea Landlords Need to Know
If we thought the last decade was difficult for landlords, 2020 is going to be a real minefield. There’s no doubt we’re going into another legislation heavy year with massive ...
Landlord Laws Up 32% in Past Decade
2010 began with Joe McElderry winning the X-Factor, but losing the expected Christmas Number 1 spot to Rage Against the Machine. Looking back, those of us in the lettings industry ...