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tenant success story of tenant saver loan

First tenant approved for Tenant Loan Scheme

16th November 2020

Seraph Property Management is delighted to have helped the first tenant to be awarded the Tenant Saver Loan through one of the credit unions. One of our tenants has suffered the misfortune of Covid-19 and as a result, has been struggling to pay rent since the start of the pandemic. Our specialised rent arrears department […]

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swansea HMO license changes

Changes to HMO Licensing in Swansea areas

10th November 2020

An additional HMO Licensing scheme for the Castle, Uplands and the St Thomas areas of Swansea has been agreed by Swansea council on 4th November 2020 with the licensing policy taking effect from 15th February 2021. The additional HMO licensing will continue in the Castle and Uplands wards for a further five years and St […]

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building safety blog post

Building Safety Funding in Wales

3rd November 2020

The Welsh Government have published an open letter to developers in Wales, regarding high-rise properties. The Housing Minister, Julie James, addresses those concerns of leaseholders who do not feel confident their home is safe, worried about potential building defects and the consequential effect this could have on the broader, fire safety risks. They highlight that […]

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Pets in a Leasehold Property

30th October 2020

As block managing agents, this is a frequently debated topic for leasehold properties and it’s no surprise as to why – as 50% of UK adults own a pet, with 26% having a dog and 24% having a cat. However, having a pet can affect residential living especially those in a leasehold property. How to […]

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NRLA campaign for a Welsh Housing Survey

21st October 2020

Since 2014, the Welsh Government has passed four housing bills as a devolved nation, the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has recognised the need for its own government-commissioned research and data for Housing in Wales. This week the NRLA has launched a campaign for a ‘Welsh Housing Survey’ and is asking all parties as part […]

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Tenant Saver Loan Scheme Launched

13th October 2020

  Following our earlier news post, Seraph Property Management is pleased to announce that the Tenancy Saver Loan scheme for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) has now launched. This is something our director, Douglas Haig has been lobbying for as part of the NRLA and is a positive step to landlords’ concerns being heard and addressed with […]

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cladding and fire safety block management

FAQ Cladding and EWS1 Forms

1st October 2020

  Cladding and EWS1 forms have been at the forefront of leasehold and block management over recent months. We understand the importance of the EWS1 form in relation to development as well as ensuring that an apartment can be sold. Here we break down the External Wall Fire Review and the EWS process, with some […]

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roundtable discussion with douglas haig

Property Leaders Roundtable with Douglas Haig

19th August 2020

Property leaders round table: Housing and communities Demand for homes could change as people alter the way they live and work following Covid-19, a virtual round table was set up by ‘Wales Business Insider’, which brought together property professionals including house-builders and housing providers. How will demand for housing change as Wales emerges from Lockdown? […]

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