May 2017 Posts

Is the rapid rise of city centre student living in Cardiff a cause for concern?

Is the rapid rise of city centre student living in Cardiff a cause for concern?

Is the rapid rise of city centre student living in Cardiff a cause for concern?

31 May 2017

The number of students living in private sector, purpose-built accommodation in the UK has more than doubled since 2007. CPS Homes estate agents assess what impact the vast number of new blocks is having on our capital city’s landscape and ask whether Cardiff’s traditional student house-share landlords should be worried. 'Upmarket' …

Is the person or company managing your property licensed by Rent Smart Wales?

Is the person or company managing your property licensed by Rent Smart Wales?

Is the person or company managing your property licensed by Rent Smart Wales?

26 May 2017

Even if you have fulfilled your requirements as a landlord by registering with Rent Smart Wales, you are still breaking the law if you employ an unlicensed person or estate agent to manage your property. It’s therefore worth checking that the person/company collecting your rent or dealing with your maintenance …

You're breaking the law if you're a landlord and haven't yet registered with Rent Smart Wales

You're breaking the law if you're a landlord and haven't yet registered with Rent Smart Wales

You're breaking the law if you're a landlord and haven't yet registered with Rent Smart Wales

19 May 2017

On 23rd November 2015, it became a legal requirement for landlords to register themselves and their property (or properties) with Rent Smart Wales. You must register even if a letting agent such as ourselves here at CPS Homes manages the buy-to-let property on your behalf. Your agent cannot complete the registration …

Landlords, are you insured?

Landlords, are you insured?

Landlords, are you insured?

03 May 2017

When you purchase a property, you are expected by law to obtain suitable buildings insurance to cover the cost of a rebuild should the worst happen. However, despite letting agents recommending buildings and contents insurance for landlords, many buy-to-let property owners believe that paying for insurance, especially for a property …

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