Author: Welsh Landlords Blogger

Zoopla ban ‘No DSS’ adverts

In the news over the past few days, you may have caught the headlines that Zoopla plan to ban adverts on their website that say ‘No DSS’. We have long since spoken about DSS tenants and we are a firm believer that everyone has the right to call a place ‘Home’. This step forward by more »

Guest Blog – South East Wales Landlords encouraged to have their Voices Heard on Property Matters

With the number of landlords considering selling their rental property – despite increasing rents and growing demand from potential tenants – Parkmans advise there is no better time to invest! In view of this Parkmans, property specialists in south Wales, are holding a Landlord Investment Forum next week in Caerphilly, to discuss the future of more »

Tenant Discrimination – Housing Benefit

Occasionally an article will be featured in the press that we have a strong opinion on and In this instance we first saw the article back last week. It would now seem that the article has gained momentum and has been featured in the national tabloids and rightly so. The article in question was with more »

Life as a Letting Agent

As you may or may not have noticed we haven’t exactly been posting regular content lately. In fact our last blog entry was in June 2018 and despite the odd Facebook post or Tweet, you could be forgiven for thinking that we have shut up shop and run for the hills. We can assure you more »

Clearabee’s Rubbish Removal: Can we create a circular economy?

              Clearabee’s rubbish removal service is revolutionising the idea of what “recycling” is all about. Not only do they strive to recycle as much of the rubbish they collect as possible, they actually prioritise their system to UP-CYCLE everything they possibly can. What do we mean by “up-cycle?” Clearabee more »

HMO’s in Smaller Towns

Historically HMO’s or Houses in Multiple Occupation were popular in larger towns and cities because they provided three or more people an affordable place to live, but recently we were asked the question about how popular HMO’s were in smaller towns and this started us thinking, could HMO’s provide affordable accommodation in the smaller towns? more »

Landlords: Why You Need a Thorough Inventory on Your Property

When you’re a landlord, you’re often entrusting your most precious asset (your home) to a complete stranger. Even if you know the person well, you can’t always rely on them to look after your house to the standards you’d expect- So how do you protect yourself if the worst happens and they leave the property more »

How to amend your advert on the Welsh Landlords Directory

We’ve recently had several enquires with regard to amending adverts from businesses who are listed on the Welsh Landlords Directory so we thought we would put together some screenshots and some guidance so that you can amend your advert at your leisure. When you are on the home page of you need to click on the more »

Our Top 5 Welsh Property Influencers

We have been sharing content online since September 2014 and we first joined Twitter in January 2015 because we wanted to reach and engage with Landlords across Wales. In that time we have amassed a healthy following of nearly 4000 and although we are not yet in the tens of thousands, we are happy with more »

An insight into Home Buyers

Origin recently commissioned a research into the lifecycle of the home owner, which we came across whilst reading Glass Times which is a publication that we read for our clients who are in the UK Glazing Industry (We have interests other than Landlords and anything property related captures our attention!!) Did you know that the more »