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About FlatHomes

FlatHomes is a family run business with dealings throughout Cardiff and Penarth, including parts of Barry, Newport and the lower valleys. Established in 2000, the name derives  from the similarly spelt Bristol Channel island, Flat Holm.  Set up in a conservatory by a private landlord, Gwilym Rees, primarily just to help other independent landlords find tenants for their vacant properties the business soon expanded to cover all aspects of property services. 

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Adequate Housing, Fair Rents And Affordability

Welsh Government recently published a Green Paper: A call for evidence on securing a path towards Adequate Housing – including Fair Rents and Affordability.Of the two elements of the proposals, it will be the fair rent that will be of the greater concern to landlords in Wales, with it ultimately meaning rent controls. This will be viewed by many as ano...

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Landlords Offered More Time

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act, which has been described as the biggest change in housing law in Wales, has been postponed for nearly 6 months from the original date of 15th July to a new date of December 1st.The news will be pleasing to landlords who were first made aware of the upcoming changes at the start of this year. In the months that followed January&...

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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Significant change to the private rented sector will be implemented by the Welsh Government on 15 July 2022.For a full and detailed explanation visit https://gov.wales/landlords-housing-law-changing-renting-homes - In the meantime we have listed in brief the key points on how the new Act will affect you and what FlatHomes are doing for our managed landlords...

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Universal Credit For Landlords

A new online system to allow rent payments, from tenants in receipt of Universal Credit, to be paid directly to private landlords has been launched by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The new system for arranging these Alternative Payment Arrangements replaces the two existing UC47 forms cutting the processing time down from in excess of thre...

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What our customers think

"Excellent customer service! As a lifelong tenant to various landlords I can confirm with out a shadow of doubt that the interactions with this company have been a superior quality."

Samuel, Tenant

"Staff & Maintenance. I am so pleased that I chose to rent from Flathomes over 3 years ago; Samantha, Ayesha and Celia have always been considerate, approachable, friendly and efficient when dealing with queries. I also want to highlight how great Paul from maintenance is - he was incredibly considerate last week when carrying out his work and is another fantastic member of the Flathomes team. Thank you to all!"

Lee, Tenant

"Great service throughout! The staff were great from start to finish very patient helpful and informative great agents"

Josh p, Tenant

"Excellent Service! The best ever property renting experience. The whole process was seamless and Amanda and Samantha had given us a very professional service. They have helped us through the whole process and answered all our questions. Definitely recommend flat homes to anyone."

Rashmi Wijesinghe, Tenant

"Highly recommend. Flathomes have been extremely professional throughout the whole process. They have been very helpful, responding to any questions that I may have had promptly. Although the moving process is very stressful I have felt looked after throughout."

Tom-Paul, Tenant

"Extremely helpful, professional and prompt. Ayesha from the team has been extremely professional, helpful and prompt in helping me as a first time renter. Would fully recommend."

Molly, Tenant
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