News

Concern for future of Rental Sector in Wales

One of the oldest and best respected Lettings Agents in south Wales, Parkmans, is concerned for the future of the rental sector following the alarming market snapshot information released by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) recently.

According to RICS rents in England are expected to surge by 15 per cent over the next five years as a direct result of increasing demand and limited supply following government tax assaults on buy to let investors. read more

Employee Spotlight is on Leah this month

This month, we have turned our ‘employee spotlight’ on Leah Robinson-Blanche, our property inspector / administrative assistant. Leah spends over half her time carrying out property inspections on behalf of Parkmans. read more

Parkmans Managing Director Urges Welsh Assembly to 'Re-consider' Bill to Ban Tenants Fees

The Welsh Government has been urged to consider enforcement of existing regulation surrounding the private rental sector in Wales rather than introduce new costly measures through the Renting Homes (Fees etc) (Wales) Bill. The call has come from the Managing Director of Parkmans, Charlotte Burles Corbett. read more

Rental properties are at an all-time high but landlords are exiting the sector

Demand for rental properties is increasing with rents rising as a result yet south east Wales property specialists, Parkmans, cannot understand latest news that the highest ever number of landlords are choosing to leave the sector.
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Parkmans Team Expands with New Appointment

Parkmans is delighted to announce that its team is expanding with the new appointment of Katie Greenslade as a Trainee Property Management Administrator based in the Abercarn office.
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Prperty Sales Service goes from Strength to Strength with new Appointment

Parkmans property sales service is going from strength to strength with the recent appointment of Jane Baulch to the newly created position of Property Sales Co-ordinator. read more

Calling all Landlords

We have clients waiting, wanting to rent properties from us here at Parkmans but we currently don't have enough properties to meet demand. read more

New Measures to Professionalise Estate Agents Welcomed

We have welcomed new measures, announced yesterday [8 April], to professionalise estate agencies in England, in order to bring rogue agents to an end, and hope similar measures will soon be introduced in Wales. read more

Parkmans Concerned Landlords are Unprepared for new Energy Efficiency Measures

Parkmans are concerned many landlords are not ready for new energy efficiency measures which were introduced at the beginning of this month – 1 April 2018.

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Win a Giant Chocolate Easter Egg

Would you like to win this Giant Easter Egg?

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Jenny Welsh in the Staff Spotlight

This month, we have turned our ‘employee spotlight’ on Jenny Welsh, our Senior Property Manager & Negotiator who is based in our Abercarn office. Jenny is our most valued and longest serving member of staff who has provided almost 30 years of loyal service.
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Fall in Love with our Reduced Fee Offer

Fall in love with our Reduced Fee Offer this month

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Reassurances sought from Welsh Government over introduction of Tenants Fee Bill to Wales

Reassurances have been sought from the Welsh Government by Parkmans Managing Director that a Tenants Fee Bill will not be introduced in Wales this year as it looks set to be introduced in England and similar legislation already exists in Scotland. 

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Our Fantastic New Year offer continues throughout February

So, it's the beginning of February, but you didn't get around to putting your property for sale in January... don't panic....
Our reduced fee offer of £900 including VAT on all property sale instructions we receive will continue until the end of February. read more

We have a winner

Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Harry, from New Tredegar, for winning our prize draw for two tickets to the Six Nations Wales V Scotland match. Mr Harry instructed us to sell his house in December and the sale has already been agreed. He is now buying his new house through us aswell.  read more

New Year offer

To celebrate the start of 2018 we are offering
a reduced fee of £900 including VAT on all property sale instructions
we receive in January and February.

no sale = no fee read more

Christmas opening hours

Wishing you a very merry Christmas from us all at Parkmans
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Christmas Cracker

As it 'tis the season to be jolly we are offering a Christmas Cracker of an offer. We are offering a reduced fee of £995 (including VAT) throughout December on all sales instructions.
....and....that's not all....
Everyone who sells their house with us will be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of Six Nations Home Match tickets. read more

Heightened focus on fire safety after tragic incident at Grenfell Tower

Six months on from Grenfell Tower tragedy, Parkmans say safety must be paramount in residential block management 

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Welcoming new member of staff to the sales and lettings team

Parkmans’ property sales and lettings services are going from strength to strength with the recent appointment of Adrian Turner as the Property Managing Agent, covering both the Abercarn and Blackwood areas. read more

Letting you Know... Winter edition

Keep up-to-date with Parkmans' latest news with our newsletter 'Letting you know' 

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Christmas Cracking Offer

As it 'tis the season to be jolly we are offering a Christmas Cracker of an offer. We are offering a reduced fee of £995 (including VAT) throughout December on all sales instructions.
....and....that's not all....
Everyone who sells their house with us will be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of Six Nations Home Match tickets.
....and...
No sale = No fee !  read more

Stress free Christmas for Landlords

Here at Parkmans we completely understand how, in the run-up to Christmas, it is easy for property owners to take their eye off the ball as they get distracted by the festivities. But burst pipes, homes left unoccupied and damage from parties can soon diminish the sparkle…

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Parkmans issue warning on Rent Smart Wales first anniversary

On Rent Smart Wales’ first Anniversary Parkmans warn some Agents and Landlords are still not compliant

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Changes to Stamp Duty

The Chancellor delivered his Budget yesterday. Here are the key points of his speech relating to Stamp Duty and housing.

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