The Summer Changeover

The Summer Changeover

For many letting agents and landlords in Aberystwyth, the summer is a very busy time. The start of June heralds the end of the academic year at the University, which means the end of many tenancy agreements, and the start Continue reading

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

Moving Tips for Pets

Moving Tips for Pets

If you’re a pet owner, then you’ll know that moving home with a pet can be a little difficult. Pets find the transition to a new home quite hard – cats for example are territorial and the change in territory Continue reading

Saving on your Heating Bill

Saving on your Heating Bill

The gritters are out tonight, and it looks like the weather is going to get a bit chilly. We’ve had a very mild end to 2019, and perhaps thought less about our heating bills, but with the frost on the Continue reading

Tips for Tenants at Christmas

Tips for Tenants at Christmas

Christmas, that great time of relaxation. For tenants, if you’re students you might be going home for the holidays, for others, it’s a chance to just kick back and relax. Sometimes, it can be hard to do in a house Continue reading

Welcome!

Welcome!

As a new term starts, we wanted to say a huge Welcome to all of the new students attending Aberystwyth University, and of course to those returning after spending the summer at home. We’re sure you’re all going to love 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

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

The Deposit Protection Service

The Deposit Protection Service

What is it?

As part of the Housing Act 2004 the Government introduced tenancy deposit protection for all assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) in England and Wales where a deposit is taken. From April 6th 2007, all deposits paid under an Continue reading