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

Summer rent at Redfern Property

Summer rent at Redfern Property

At this time of year we get a lot of calls and queries about “how summer rent” works. We thought we’d write a blog to explain a little easier how exactly we approach summer rent at Redfern Property.

Let’s say Continue reading

12 Cleaning Hacks for Students

12 Cleaning Hacks for Students

Here at Redfern, we have seen our fair share (and more) of grim houses. It’s not just student houses so perhaps we’ve mistitled this blog, in actual fact it’s probably fair to say that our non-student houses have often been Continue reading

Is mould in my home a problem?

Is mould in my home a problem?

One of the most common complaints we deal with as a letting agent is usually about mould (from damp and condensation, if you want to be clever). So, let’s dispel some of the myths and pass to you our advice. Continue reading

What is an EPC?

What is an EPC?

EPC stands for Energy Performance Certificate – this is a certificate that every property you rent will need (unless the property is actually listed or graded, in which case it won’t apply).

You will also need an EPC on a Continue reading

Love, Hate, Rate Survey – Aberystwyth Students’ Union

Love, Hate, Rate Survey – Aberystwyth Students’ Union

Are you a student at Aberystwyth University? The Undeb Myfyrwyr Aberystwyth Students’ Union currently have a Love, Hate, Rate Survey to gain feedback from students about their accommodation and letting agents/landlords.

The survey is for anyone in student accommodation during Continue reading

Why only 6 month tenancies?

Why only 6 month tenancies?

At this time of year we often get people looking for 1 or 2 month tenancies.

Here at Redfern Property, we do have some landlords that we know are happy to have shorter tenancies to fill their rooms, but we’d Continue reading

Join our Facebook group!

Join our Facebook group!

We spent some time yesterday, following advice from our digital marketing team – creating a new group on Facebook! The group is linked to our page, and the purpose of it is to provide unbiased and helpful advice not only Continue reading

Make your house a home: where to shop

Make your house a home: where to shop

Want to make your house a home, then Aberystwyth is a great place to buy those home comforts! Here’s a list of some of our favourite places in this little town:-

  1. Broc Mor – located on Terrace Road, this is Continue reading