News

Number of Buy to Let Investors hit record high

The number of buy to let investors in the UK has hit a record high of 2.5m in the latest tax year - that’s five per cent up on the previous 12 months - according to Parkmans, property specialists in south east Wales.

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Easter Competition

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First Time Home Buyers invited to Workshop to gain free advice

To provide support for the growing number of first-time buyers aiming to get on the property ladder in south east Wales property specialists, Parkmans, are holding a First Time Buyers Workshop later this month.

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

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Parkmans welcome new member of staff to the Team in Cardiff Bay

Parkmans’ Block Apartment Management services are going from strength to strength with the recent appointment of Kelly Bourne as the Celestia Block Administrator, based in the Cardiff Bay office. read more

Probably the worst time to sell an investment

Interesting read in yesterday's Sunday Times... ‘it’s probably the worst time now to sell an investment. If you’re brave, buy. But if you’re scared, just hold on’


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South East Wales Landlords encouraged to have their voices heard on property matters

With the number of landlords considering selling their rental property - despite increasing rents and growing demand from potential tenants - Parkmans advise there is no better time to invest!
 
In view of this we are holding a Landlord Investment Forum next week in Caerphilly, to discuss the future of property management in Wales. Everyone involved in the property market is encouraged to attend this free event to gain valuable advice from Parkmans’ property specialists on how to make the most of property investments.
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Property Mark Protected

You can be reassured that Parkmans are Property Mark Protected. Visit our Facebook page to watch our new advert which explains how you are also Property Mark Protected when you come to us.

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Parkmans' Latest Newsletter

Keep up to date with Parkmans latest news. The latest edition of our newsletter is out today...

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Calling all Leaseholders / Flat Owners...

Did you know that the ‘Right to Manage’ (RTM) legislation gives you the statutory right to take over the management of your property from the landlord by setting up a special company - a Right to Manage Company.


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Thank you to everyone who supported our Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to everyone who visited us in our Abercarn, Blackwood and Cardiff Bay offices to support our Macmillan Coffee Morning. We really appreciate your support and we hope you enjoyed the cake.
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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