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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 »

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 »

Guest Blog – Open Doors

As a private landlord, you may not have spent much time thinking about equality and diversity, or how this subject might affect you and your tenants. After all, you have enough to think about – between the recent GDPR legislation, the introduction of Universal Credit, registering with Rent Smart Wales and the changes to mortgage more »

GDPR and Welsh Landlords

As from May 25th 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will form the new standard by which landlords and agents deal with personal information about their tenants and clients. It replaces the Data Protection Act and introduces a number of significant changes to the way you should be processing personal information. The RLA have more »

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

As from 1st April 2018, residential and commercial rental properties need to conform to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) and the new regulations have an impact on both residential and commercial landlords. Simply Business have put together a guide to help you make sure you are compliant. Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – What 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 »

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 »

Pets in Rental Property

Advocating “Pet Friendly Property” is a important move forward for us here at Welsh Landlords, because there are hundred’s of pet owners either currently in rented accommodation or actively looking for “Pet Friendly” accommodation across Wales. We want to be known for trying to help reduce the number of pets having to be re-homed, by more »

Free Boilers for Landlords in Tylorstown

Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council are pleased to announce that they have secured funding in order to provide free boilers for Landlords within the councils designated Housing and Action area within Tylorstown in South Wales. The boilers can be offered to tenants regardless of their income and they are NOT means tested. The only more »