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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Update on Tenant Fee Ban Guidance
Update on Tenant Fee Ban Guidance
The Tenant Fee Ban came into effect just over a week ago (from 1st September 2019), and the Welsh Government has released a practical guide through Rent Smart Wales on ...
Pass the Keys Launches in Swansea
Pass the Keys Launches in Swansea
Expanding into Wales’ second largest city; Pass the Keys, the UK’s leading short let management service, are now offering their services to property owners in Swansea to help make managing ...
Mumbles Crowned One of the Best Places to Live in UK 2019
Mumbles Crowned One of the Best Places to Live in UK 2019
The Sunday Times has crowned Mumbles, Swansea as one of the Best Places to Live in the UK in their annual guide. Last year, the suburb was named Best Place ...
Floating Community in Swansea Bay “Financially Viable”
Floating Community in Swansea Bay “Financially Viable”
Following the failure last Summer to secure Government funding for the long-awaited Tidal Lagoon, a brand new, larger and more ambitious renewable energy project has been proposed for Swansea – ...
Date Set for Renting Homes Act
Date Set for Renting Homes Act
The Renting Homes (Wales) (Fees etc) 2016 has now been set to come into law on 1st September 2019. It will be the biggest change to the way we rent, ...
Why is Section 21 Big News?
Why is Section 21 Big News?
Landlords across the UK are being thrown yet again into disarray this week as the Government announce their intention to axe Section 21 (no-fault evictions). The concern is that without being ...
New Law for Welsh Lettings Due This Year
New Law for Welsh Lettings Due This Year
A date has been set for the next debate on the bill that will re-write Welsh housing legislation and outlaw the charging of tenant fees in Wales. According to Letting Agent Today, the ...
Revealed: the most expensive streets in Swansea
Revealed: the most expensive streets in Swansea
Those of you who, like me, love looking at property online will be excited to hear that the most expensive streets in Wales in 2018 have been announced, with two ...
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