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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 ...
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 ...
Tenants – Keeping You Safe
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 ...
Rental Tracker, February 2020
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 1 bed 2 bed 3 bed 4 ...
Are You Registered with the ICO?
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
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
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 ...
Landlord Laws Up 32% in Past Decade
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 ...
Rental Tracker, January 2020
Rental Tracker, January 2020
This month, rents have decreased by -4.42%, and surprisingly, stock is decreasing across the board, too. The average rent in Swansea is currently £769pcm. Average Asking Rents in Swansea, January 2020 1 bed 2 ...
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 ...
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