Wonderful Whitchurch

Searching for a family-friendly place to live in south Wales? Nestled in the north of Cardiff, the superb suburb of Whitchurch could be the perfect option. If you aren’t familiar with the wonderful Whitchurch, we’ve compiled a list of six reasons why this close-knit community might be for you: Restaurants Dine with dishes from around […]

What can we expect from house prices in 2023?

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Following the pandemic, we saw a surge of buyers and the property market experienced a boom. It was a seller’s market, with buyers outnumbering the houses becoming available causing a price upturn and speedy sales. UK-wide, house prices rose 6.3% in 2021 and 5.6% in 2022, making the average home worth around £360k. In Cardiff, […]

Beat the Spring surge and start the selling process now

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It’s a New Year – a time to reflect on things gone by and look ahead. Build on the positives and learn from the negatives. Whatever your aspirations for the coming 12 months – whether you want to further your career or change job completely, get healthier or start a family – now is the […]

Rent Smart Wales – The Landlord Lowdown

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Unless you’ve been hidden away in an Australian jungle over the last few months, you will have heard about the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016; an extension of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 that ultimately aims to make renting easier and provide more rights and greater protection for tenants – now referred to as ‘contract-holders’. […]

Winter proofing your rental property

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The nights are drawing in and it’s getting colder – winter is definitely on its way! From endless hot drinks to embracing cosy knitwear, we have learnt how to keep ourselves warm and comfortable in the winter months, but we perhaps neglect preparing our homes for the challenges that lie ahead. Of course, most major […]

Why Cardiff rents are increasing and what it means for the market

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Property rents have seen significant progressive increases since 2020 says a Cardiff-based estate agents. Thomas H Wood, which have offices in Whitchurch and Radyr, have been helping customers buy, sell and rent homes across south Wales for over fifty years. The experienced team has noticed a trend of upward rents since the end of lockdown […]

Get a move on!

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Now is a great time to buy and sell, with continually increasing house prices now levelling off and backlogs of sales now clearing. In July, Rightmove reported that house sales were taking 150 days to complete – that’s 50 days longer than pre-pandemic in 2019.  While we personally didn’t experience these huge delays, it is […]