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Why Penyards Property Management stand out from the crowd

Why Penyards Property Management stand out from the crowd

Date: 15th June 2016  |  Author: Judith Davis

Below is a testimonial from a couple who have recently moved into one of our properties. This kind of effort made by our staff is the reason that we stand out from other letting agents. We have build up our business over the last 27 years on the strength of the exemplary service we provide to landlords and tenants alike.

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Is your money safe?

Is your money safe?

Date: 6th June 2016  |  Author: Judith Davis

Not everyone realises that there is no law to stop an agent spending tenants’ deposits or landlords’ rents. Nor do they realise that many agents use tenants’ rents and deposits to run their businesses or enhance their lifestyle to a different level!

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Keeping abreast of 145 rules and laws covering the lettings industry!

Keeping abreast of 145 rules and laws covering the lettings industry!

Date: 21st April 2016  |  Author: Judith Davis

Last Tuesday saw the 21st Annual conference of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) held at Excell - the largest conference and exhibition centre in Europe. There are now over 8,000 members of ARLA which is the biggest professional Lettings association in the UK and the conference saw may 100s of them attend the exhibition and hear the speakers and join in the sometimes heated discussions. With the vast amount of ever changing Lettings legislation it is imperative that companies and landlords keep abreast of the laws and guidelines and being a member of ARLA is one way to be sure a tenancy stays within the strict legislative framework.

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Lettings industry tightens up

Date: 8th October 2015  |  Author: Alan Davis

Many landlords elect to use an agent to let and manage their properties because of the rapidly changing legislative environment. The environment just became rather more harsh with new requirements on landlords to issue specific paperwork and prescribed information at the tenancy start. There is also a new need to behave in a much more controlled manner, and with a tightly administered paper trail to back up the actions of the landlord when maintenance issues arise.

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Landlords – are your rents being increased regularly?

Date: 2nd September 2015  |  Author: Judith Davis

Is your agent reviewing the rent on an annual basis at your rental property… Negotiating the best income for you with the tenant approximately two months before the renewal date? If not you may well be missing out on some valuable income.

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Being a Landlord just got harder

Being a Landlord just got harder

Date: 26th August 2015  |  Author: Alan Davis

Your responsibilities as a landlord just got more detailed and with more possibilities for statutory penalty for non-compliance. If your property is managed by an agent, have they advised you and dealt with this for you? If you are managing your property yourself, are you aware of these issues and how we could help you?

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So what is the rental market like at the moment?

So what is the rental market like at the moment?

Date: 14th August 2015  |  Author: Alan Davis

This is a question we are asked at Penyards Property Management on a daily basis by prospective and current landlords. In early 2015 the rental market was strong and we were letting many more properties than during the same period in 2014. As we moved into the election period during April and early May this year, as predicted, the market slowed a little as both landlords and tenants became cautious as to what the election might bring.

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Summer is here… and the living is easy – as long as you let through Penyards!

Date: 1st July 2015  |  Author: Alan Davis

“Summer is here and the living is easy”, or so says the song... and if you are looking to let your property in this buoyant market, then it is really is easy if you are working with Penyards.

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