What is an inventory?

What is an inventory?

This time of year is always busy with our student lets, with all of our contracts coming to an end in June and July! So, it’s cleaning, maintenance and INVENTORIES!

Just what is an inventory though? We often feel there’s Continue reading

Working From Home

Working From Home

Following the announcement from the UK Government last night, we will now be operating from home, and not from the office on Bridge Street. It feels weird to bring the computers home to the house, but the dog (Murphy), is Continue reading

The Academic Year

The Academic Year

We get an awful lot of landlords asking us when do the students in Aberystwyth look for houses? We were at a meeting only last week at the Glengower (working lunch, lovely!) where the landlords were asking when the housing Continue reading

Preparing your home for Winter

Preparing your home for Winter

The winter time can have a real effect on the condition of your home, especially if the temperatures are below zero frequently. As letting agents we make sure that we take every precaution to protect our landlords houses, and have Continue reading

Summer Maintenance

Summer Maintenance

As summer draws to a close (shush, not too loud!), we take some time to reflect back on the summer months. Of course cleaning weeks are always busy for us, happening from the 3rd of June and from the 1st Continue reading

Reasons why you should use a letting agent

Reasons why you should use a letting agent

We often get potential new landlords who have never worked with a letting agent before. It might be someone investing in property in the area who lives further afield, or perhaps someone nearing retirement – wanting an agency to take Continue reading

Tenant Fee Ban

Tenant Fee Ban

On 1st September 2019, Wales will introduced a tenant fee ban to lettings across the country. What does this mean for you if you’re a tenant, a landlord or an agent?

The new act that comes into force will make Continue reading

Increase Your Letting Potential

Increase Your Letting Potential

There’s sometimes a fine line, or Catch 22 if you like, between how much money you should invest in a house and what you can expect in return. Of course our figures here are purely hypothetical, based on our experience Continue reading

Zoopla bans use of “no DSS” on adverts

Zoopla bans use of “no DSS” on adverts

Earlier in the month, Zoopla announced that it will be banning adverts that state no “no DSS” (basically, that housing benefit is not accepted). These steps will be introduced from April 2019, and it’s something we whole-heartedly agree with.

In Continue reading