November 2022 Posts

Why landlords use a letting agent

Why landlords use a letting agent

Why landlords use a letting agent

30 November 2022

Our Senior Property Investment and Market Advisor, Rhys Owen, highlights some of the reasons landlords in Cardiff choose to use the property management services of a reputable local letting agent. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. A great deal of commitment is required …

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #1: It puts landlords in a weaker position than they should be

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #1: It puts landlords in a weaker position than they should be

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #1: It puts landlords in a weaker position than they should be

15 November 2022

When the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 came into force on 1st December 2022, Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) were replaced by Occupation Contracts. Welsh Government (WG) have published a model Occupation Contract that they suggest most landlords and agents …

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #2: Rent periods unclear and no deterrent for lateness

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #2: Rent periods unclear and no deterrent for lateness

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract - #2: Rent periods unclear and no deterrent for lateness

15 November 2022

Paying rent in advance Welsh Gov’s model Occupation Contract doesn’t state the period for which rent payments relate to. If the parties intend for rent payments to be made in advance, which is the case the vast majority of the time …

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #4: “Tenant-like manner” duties aren’t included

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #4: “Tenant-like manner” duties aren’t included

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #4: “Tenant-like manner” duties aren’t included

15 November 2022

The common law concept of ‘tenant like manner’ ceases to exist now the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 has been brought into force, meaning a phrase landlords have relied upon for decades to illustrate to tenants (now contract-holders) that they …

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #5: Inventory requirements too strict for some landlords

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #5: Inventory requirements too strict for some landlords

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #5: Inventory requirements too strict for some landlords

15 November 2022

In relation to providing contract-holders with an inventory, Welsh Gov’s model Occupation Contract states: Inventory (S) (1) The landlord must provide you with an inventory in relation to the dwelling no later than the date by which the landlord …

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #6: Payments in event of default aren’t included

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #6: Payments in event of default aren’t included

10 reasons why we’re not using Welsh Gov’s model occupation contract – #6: Payments in event of default aren’t included

15 November 2022

Whilst landlords and agents charging fees to contract-holders was largely outlawed by the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019, the Act does still allow for payments to be required from the contract-holder if they default on the terms of …

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