Links for Landlords

Landlords Fee Schedule – effective 1st November 2019 – details of our charges.

Fee Comparison Table – Compare the fees of most of Cardiff’s letting agents.

Sample Management Agreement – effective 1st November 2019

Sample Revolutionary Membership Rules – effective 1st November 2019

Landlords Guide to Reposit Deposit Replacement Scheme

Landlords Guide to Tenant Fees (Wales)

The cost of raising an invoice – How Much ?!?!

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Custodial Scheme – information for both Landlords and Tenants.

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) publish a range of guides to assist landlords.

ARLA Propertymark provides advice for landlords on their website.

The Government produces an ‘How to Rent‘ guide for England.

Rent Smart Wales provides a range of useful guides.

Rent Guarantee and Legal Expenses cover is recommended for peace of mind. Take a look at the Proposal and Policy Guide and the Policy Wording Document (without Reposit) and the Policy Wording Document (with Reposit) from SJL Insurance Services. More detailed information is available on our Insurance page.

We hold both Public and Professional Insurances with limits of £1,000,000 and £250,000 respectively.

Our Client Money Protection is provided by ARLA Propertymark. Here is our CMP Certificate

Property Hawk provides a lot of useful advice for Landlords who choose to ‘go it alone’ or simply wish to be better informed.

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation Act) 2018 for landlords. Further information can be found here for England and here for Wales.

Knight Frank and Rutley have prepared a report entitled The UK Tenant Survey 2019 that has some interesting content.

The Telegraph – What do you do if you are unhappy with your letting agency?

The 2019 Annual Report from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme makes interesting reading.  Specifically, the percentage of deposits ending in dispute is very low at 1% – which may surprise you!

28th February 2020 sees The Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019 – Holding Deposit Specific Information regulations come into force. ARLA has produced a useful Factsheet detailing the information that must be provided to prospective tenants – otherwise you won’t be able to retain the holding deposit under any circumstances. 

On 7th October 2020, Wales Government introduced a new scheme to help Tenants who are in arrears due to Covid-19. Read the article in Letting Agent Today and take a look at our list of FAQs here. Information on how to apply can be found in Section 11 on Page 4.

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