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10 simple investments that will boost the rental value of your property

Sometimes you need to spend money to make money. Here are 10 worthwhile investments to help boost the rental value of your property. Buy new furniture Many tenants, especially in our geographically mobile world, will want a property that’s already furnished – but if you fill your property with worn, mismatched pieces, you’ll immediately downgrade its perceived value. Consider buying keenly...

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4 key issues for landlords in 2022

In the wake of covid and with new rules and regulations on the cards, we look at four issues for landlords in 2022. It’s been a strange couple of years for landlords, and while demand for rental properties is rocketing, many property investors are reassessing their position in the market. Here are four key considerations for landlords in 2022. Buy or sell? Many landlords recently decided to...

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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

6 important things landlords need to know about the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 comes into force on July 15 2022. Here are some key points private landlords need to know. As from July 15 2022, the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will change the way properties are rented. The act affects both community landlords and private landlords and aims to simplify the way...

The UK rental market in 2022

The last two years have been tough – but there are many reasons for residential landlords to be optimistic about The UK rental market in 2022. When it comes to monthly payments, renting is now cheaper than buying – and partly because of this, demand for rental properties is high. As prospective buyers struggle to afford mortgages, more and more of them are making the decision to rent. The...

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10 Tips For New Landlords In Wales

10 tips for new landlords in Wales! Are you about to rent out your first property? Here are some tips to help you make a success of it. Being a new landlord in Wales can be a good business move, a way to fund your retirement, or a source of regular extra income for you and your family – but if you’re dipping your toes in the water for the first time, it can be hard to get everything right. Here are...

Problems with your tenants in Wales

Problems with your tenants in Wales? Troubleshooting tips for Welsh landlords

Are you having problems with your tenants in Wales? Most landlords experience issues with tenants at some point. Here are our tips on how to handle some of the most common issues. Being a landlord in Wales has its ups and downs, and when problems occur with tenants it can be costly. New legislation is about to bring in some important changes in Wales. This article covers the current situation – and...

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8 affordable ways to improve your rental property In Wales

Want to improve your rental property in Wales? Here are our top tips to get the best rental price for it. So you're a Landlord and need to improve your rental property in Wales as you’re about to put your property on the rental market – but is it really ready for visits from prospective tenants? If you want to get the best possible price, it’s worth spending some time and money making sure it...

Holding deposits in Wales

Holding deposits: a quick guide for landlords in Wales

If you’re intending to rent out a property, you may opt to take holding deposits from your prospective tenants to keep the properties while suitability checks are carried out. Here’s what you need to know about the process. Holding deposits are a fee charged to a tenant in Wales to keep the property reserved (“on hold”) for them while the necessary checks are carried out by you or your agent....

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Rent Smart Wales Registration & Licensing: What Landlords In Wales Need To Know!

If you’re a landlord in Wales, you need to register with Rent Smart Wales, and you may also require a landlord license. Read our quick guide to find out more. So what is Rent Smart Wales licencing & registration about? Rent Smart Wales helps landlords ensure they fulfil their Housing (Wales) Act 2014 obligations. The act is the first of its kind in Wales and aims improve the supply, quality and...

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