Whether you are an experienced landlord or considering your first buy-to-let, our local expertise and distinctive personal service will give you the support you need. We are here to make your experience of letting a positive one, and to help your investment fulfil its potential. We appreciate that your investment needs to work for you, so we will seek to achieve the highest rent possible every time we let a property. We are on hand to offer our experience and advice in managing all aspects of the entire tenancy, from start to finish.

We adhere to the policies and procedures of ARLA (the Association of Residential Lettings Agents) and the Property Ombudsman in order to maintain the highest professional standards for our clients.

We want to make renting your home a happy journey.

Services and fees

Tenant FindFully Managed
*additional cost may occur.
Fully managed fees
Setting up fee of 50% of the first month’s rent, subject to a minimum of £300 and 10% of the gross rent premium for the management.

Let only fees
75% of a month’s rent but subject to a minimum fee of £300.
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Legislation advice
Property marketing
Guided viewings
Tenant referencing and credit checks
Tenancy agreements
Deposit and 1 st months rent in advance
Depoist held with DPS
Inventory and schedule of condition*
Contacting utility suppliers and council tax at start and end of tenancy
Receiving and promptly remitting your rent
Renewal and rental increase negotiation
Full check out and inventory update
Deposit reconciliation
Looking after your property
Visits and reports
Maintenance and repairs
Monthly and annual statements
“We have found Helen of Hogg and Hogg to be very friendly and competent in dealing with the sale of our home. Nothing was too much trouble. She treated the sale as if it were the sale of her own home, consequently making a stressful time run smoothly.”

Rent Smart Wales

The Welsh government launched Rent Smart Wales in November 2015 which aimed to raise standards of rented accommodation. Cardiff Council are the Licensing Authority who will do this work for every local authority area in Wales.

It is now a legal requirement for all landlords with property in Wales to register themselves and their rental property address(es). Landlords who self-manage must also be licensed to carry out letting or property management activities or arrange for a licensed agent to undertake these activities on their behalf.

The two main requirement’s for landlords:

As a landlord, you must register and provide accurate and up-to-date information about yourselves and your rental properties in Wales.

To find out more about landlord registration click here.

Landlords who self-manage their properties in Wales must apply for a licence. This is in addition to having to register. See here for letting and management activities.

To find out more about landlord licencing click here.