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All about Newport – a property guide

All about Newport – a property guide

As Wales’ third largest city, Newport is one of the South Wales areas that have seen an economic and cultural revitalisation following the decline of the mining industry. Ideally positioned between Wales’ capital and the border with England, properties in Newport offer a fantastic…

How to advertise your property

How to advertise your property

Advertising a property can be a daunting task, especially in popular areas like major cities. To make sure your property receives the most attention, here are a few things to consider: Basics You should already know how much you roughly want to charge to…

serenliving goes to Usk Show

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This weekend we spent a lovely day at the annual Usk Show, speaking to landlords and tenants about what matters most to them. The Usk Show has been held every year since 1844 and is one of the biggest one-day agricultural shows in the…

Getting to know you: Emily Samuel

Getting to know you: Emily Samuelhttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Screen-Shot-2016-08-17-at-16.35.54-300x273.png

Emily is the letting agency manager at serenliving. She keeps us all in check and ensures everything runs smoothly. We’ve asked her to take some time out of her busy day so we can get to know her better. Can you describe yourself in…

Three months free management with serenliving

Three months free management with serenlivinghttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Serenliving-940x7881.jpg

As landlords ourselves, we appreciate how hard it can be to keep on top of your properties, making sure that you comply with all regulations and ensuring rent is paid on time. That is why we’re giving you three months free management if you…

Getting to know you: Neil Morgan

Getting to know you: Neil Morgan

Neil is our in-house building surveyor. Having him in our team allows us to save money by not outsourcing surveyors, and these savings can then be passed on to our landlords. We’ve asked him a few questions to get to know him better. If…

The perfect viewing

The perfect viewing

You’ve done well getting your property advertised, and have had plenty of attention, but tenancy agreements keep falling at the last hurdle. If your property is accurately advertised, chances are it’s the small things that are putting off your potential tenants. Here’s our advice…

Brexit: What does leaving the EU mean for landlords?

Brexit: What does leaving the EU mean for landlords?

The future is looking increasingly uncertain for the UK, and a prolonged period of uncertainty isn’t good for any industry. We’ve answered some of our Landlords’ questions about what Brexit means for them. Currently, we don’t know what the government that will guide us…

Legislation made simple: The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Legislation made simple: The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

What is it? The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 was created to make renting a home a simpler task for landlords and tenants. The central part of the legislation introduces ‘occupation contracts’, which replaces most current agreements with just two types of contract: A…

Help! I’m a new landlord

Help! I’m a new landlord

Renting out a property can be a daunting task. Landlords have to negotiate a variety of legislation and it can be full of surprises. From handling leaks, to chasing payments, renting out property is certainly a varied experience. We’ve put together a handy guide…

All about Newport – a property guide

All about Newport – a property guide

As Wales’ third largest city, Newport is one of the South Wales areas that have seen an economic and cultural revitalisation following the decline of the mining industry. Ideally positioned between Wales’ capital and the border with England, properties in Newport offer a fantastic…

How to advertise your property

How to advertise your property

Advertising a property can be a daunting task, especially in popular areas like major cities. To make sure your property receives the most attention, here are a few things to consider: Basics You should already know how much you roughly want to charge to…

serenliving goes to Usk Show

serenliving goes to Usk Showhttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1b1c6a2a-2a5d-4594-802a-def1315accc2-300x225.jpeghttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1b1c6a2a-2a5d-4594-802a-def1315accc2-300x225.jpeghttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1b1c6a2a-2a5d-4594-802a-def1315accc2-300x225.jpeg

This weekend we spent a lovely day at the annual Usk Show, speaking to landlords and tenants about what matters most to them. The Usk Show has been held every year since 1844 and is one of the biggest one-day agricultural shows in the…

Getting to know you: Emily Samuel

Getting to know you: Emily Samuelhttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Screen-Shot-2016-08-17-at-16.35.54-300x273.png

Emily is the letting agency manager at serenliving. She keeps us all in check and ensures everything runs smoothly. We’ve asked her to take some time out of her busy day so we can get to know her better. Can you describe yourself in…

Three months free management with serenliving

Three months free management with serenlivinghttps://www.serenliving.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Serenliving-940x7881.jpg

As landlords ourselves, we appreciate how hard it can be to keep on top of your properties, making sure that you comply with all regulations and ensuring rent is paid on time. That is why we’re giving you three months free management if you…

Getting to know you: Neil Morgan

Getting to know you: Neil Morgan

Neil is our in-house building surveyor. Having him in our team allows us to save money by not outsourcing surveyors, and these savings can then be passed on to our landlords. We’ve asked him a few questions to get to know him better. If…

The perfect viewing

The perfect viewing

You’ve done well getting your property advertised, and have had plenty of attention, but tenancy agreements keep falling at the last hurdle. If your property is accurately advertised, chances are it’s the small things that are putting off your potential tenants. Here’s our advice…

Brexit: What does leaving the EU mean for landlords?

Brexit: What does leaving the EU mean for landlords?

The future is looking increasingly uncertain for the UK, and a prolonged period of uncertainty isn’t good for any industry. We’ve answered some of our Landlords’ questions about what Brexit means for them. Currently, we don’t know what the government that will guide us…

Legislation made simple: The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Legislation made simple: The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

What is it? The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 was created to make renting a home a simpler task for landlords and tenants. The central part of the legislation introduces ‘occupation contracts’, which replaces most current agreements with just two types of contract: A…

Help! I’m a new landlord

Help! I’m a new landlord

Renting out a property can be a daunting task. Landlords have to negotiate a variety of legislation and it can be full of surprises. From handling leaks, to chasing payments, renting out property is certainly a varied experience. We’ve put together a handy guide…