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Experience Counts

August 19th, 2019

Experience Counts

Our team members boast an incredible number of years at Cavendish, with advanced industry-level experience that drives our company. Studies have shown the impact experience has on accuracy in decision-making and confidence with their clients. Here are four of our outstanding individuals and their impact: Julian Beresford Adams is a fourth-generation estate agent, founding Cavendish… Read More

Chester voted as one of the Top Places to Live 2019

August 8th, 2019

Chester voted as one of the Top Places to Live 2019

The Sunday Times has recently announced its official list of top places to live in the UK, and Chester is ranked #4! Who could be surprised with the incredible history, friendly community, and amazing schools? You could spend the afternoon at the Chester Zoo, or evenings watching Moonlight Flicks in Grosvenor Park in the summer.… Read More

Cavendish Rentals Letting Agency Jobs

July 3rd, 2019

Cavendish Rentals Letting Agency Jobs

We’re Hiring Cavendish Rentals are currently looking for a new team member to join our Property Management team based in Mold.  This full time role as Maintenance Coordinator is ideally suited to an individual who has previously worked within property lettings and has gained some experience of property management. This exciting position offers the opportunity… Read More

What happens if my Tenant won't pay?

June 12th, 2019

What happens if my Tenant won’t pay?

One of the most popular questions we are asked is ‘what happens if my tenant won’t pay?’ It is a real worry for landlords but one we can happily sort! Your property is probably your most valuable asset, and you need to be sure it is in safe hands when you come to let it.  When… Read More


June 2nd, 2019

Understanding tax as a landlord

The Buy to Let market seems to have taken a little bit of a hit lately with the changes to the way the tax is calculated. Not much has changed in many ways (or so it seems) but the way the sum is calculated has – and the results can be a little bit scary… Read More

Top 10 tips to finding a good letting agent

May 21st, 2019

Top 10 tips to finding a good letting agent

Good letting agents will: 1.    Belong to the National Approved Lettings Scheme. 2.    Clearly show you all the costs you would incur throughout a tenancy period 3.    Have fully trained staff. 4.    Be able to access a legal company on your behalf with any tenant/landlord queries. 5.    Ensure your statements are clear and… Read More

Switching letting agents

May 7th, 2019

Switching letting agents is easy with Cavendish Rentals

Have you been let down by your lettings agent in the past? Received poor service, lost trust or feel that you are not getting the best return on your property? Switching letting agents is easy with Cavendish Rentals. We offer a hassle-free service designed for landlords who aren’t 100% happy with their existing letting agent.… Read More

Five things that are important to landlords

May 1st, 2019

Five things that are important to landlords

We thrive on feedback – whether good or bad – to be able to improve our Property Management service. We undertook a recent survey to find out the five things that are important to landlords: How quickly an issue is resolved Issues do occur – Fact! But we measure our success on how quickly and easily… Read More

20 Top Tips for Landlords

April 21st, 2019

20 Top Tips for Landlords

Cavendish Rentals are celebrating 20 years in the lettings industry this month. Much has changed over the years with dramatic legislation changes in recent times. We have put together our 20 top tips for landlords to ensure that you make the most of your rental income, reduce your stress and cover your responsibilities! Know your… Read More

spot a poor letting agent

April 18th, 2019

How to spot a poor letting agent

Bad letting agents aren’t actually that difficult to spot, you just need to know the right questions to ask them! Here are our top 5 tips on how to spot a poor letting agent. Key questions to ask a letting agent are: 1.    What lettings training have you and your staff had? 2.    How do you… Read More

6 Top money saving tips for landlords

April 14th, 2019

6 Top money saving tips for landlords

No. 1 • Regularly review costs Number one on our list is remembering to review your outgoings. Things such as mortgages and insurance can be easily compared and changed these days thanks to the growing number of comparison sites online. No. 2 • Choose insurance carefully Taking out a good insurance policy is one of the most… Read More


April 10th, 2019

Cavendish Rentals is celebrating 20 years

Cavendish Rentals is celebrating 20 years this month, having first opened in April 1999 in Grosvenor Street, Chester. Much has changed over the years, both within the industry and in Cavendish Rentals, but we are proud to say that many of our team have been here from the beginning! Nicola Blake, Operations Manager, started in… Read More

maximise your rental profits

April 5th, 2019

5 Steps to maximise your rental profits

We sat down with David Adams, Cavendish Rentals Director, and asked him his top tips for maximising your return on a rental property. With over 12 years within the rentals industry, David Adams has witnessed some dramatic changes in the industry. “The industry has definitely changed significantly over the past few years. The demand for… Read More

Hand picking the right tenant

April 3rd, 2019

Hand picking the right tenant

The Art of an Agent Being a successful Letting Agent is about so much more than simply renting out properties, it’s about hand picking the right tenant. Maybe that sounds obvious, especially if you are in the rentals game. There are many complexities that can occur so ensuring you pick a trusted Lettings Agent is… Read More

Should I furnish my rental propery or not blog post

March 28th, 2019

Should I Furnish My Rental Property or Not?

In any decision about this, the key issues should always be driven by the speed of letting (avoiding void periods) and maximising the rental. If you provide serviced accommodation or have a holiday let, obviously, you fully furnish a property. If not, what is best will depend upon the needs of the area & local… Read More


March 20th, 2019

Thinking about buying a Rental Property as an investment?

Are you thinking about buying a rental property as an investment? Did you know that the Cavendish Rentals team offer investment advice?  We are only too happy to accompany potential landlords on viewings of any property up with any estate agent. How the Cavendish Rentals team can help you find the perfect investment opportunity: Accompanying you on property… Read More

Why rent in Chester blog post v3

March 8th, 2019

Why Rent in Chester?

From the small, culture and history filled city centre to the rolling hills on the outskirts of Cheshire, Chester really does have something to offer everyone when it comes to renting a home. In a survey UK Hot Housing Index said about Chester: “It sits in a very affluent part of the country and is… Read More

How to get rental ready blog posts

February 27th, 2019

How to get ‘Rental Ready’!

That First impression does really count Make sure the first glimpse the prospective tenants get at your house is a welcoming positive one. Simply with a tidy of the garden and quick clean of the front door does the trick Why not repaint the front door to give it a new lease of life? Perhaps… Read More

7 top tips for renters blog post

February 20th, 2019

7 Top – Tips For Renters

Below we’ve some tips to help you rent a home cheaply and safely – including how to check your deposit’s protected, and more. Make sure your landlord complies with the tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme If your deposit is in one of these schemes, it means: You’ll get the full deposit back at the end… Read More

Preparing your rental property this winter blog post

January 25th, 2019

Preparing your Rental Property this Winter

As February approaches, the temperature has certainly dropped, and winter is now just a matter of days away.  Unfortunately, winter is sometimes where properties seem to develop faults, whether its broken boilers or leaking guttering, this is the time we see a peak in calls to arrange emergency repairs.  Rather than wait for the inevitable,… Read More

Support for accidental landlords

January 23rd, 2019

Support for accidental landlords

Are you an accidental landlord needing some advice and help in managing your property? Well, the team at Cavendish Rentals can help! We are seeing a rise in the number of accidental landlords at the moment throughout all our offices throughout Chester, North West and our North Wales offices. Becoming an accidental landlord can help… Read More

Property to let in Chester

August 26th, 2018

Property to let in Chester

Have you got property to let in Chester, Flintshire or Denbighshire? The time is now! There has never been a better time to let your property. Our Chester Letting Agency figures really highlight this with over half a dozen applicants for each property we market! The same can be said for our properties to let… Read More

Cavendish Rentals team are growing

August 3rd, 2018

Cavendish Rentals team are growing

Cavendish Rentals team are growing as a result of a very busy, and successful, few months here. The success of Cavendish Rentals has been phenomenal. Having started back in 1999 with two members of staff based from one office, we are now a team of 12 with 7 branches throughout North Wales and North West… Read More

Cavendish Rentals - Rent Smart Wales

June 22nd, 2018

5 things you need to know about Rent Smart Wales

Rent Smart Wales – the scheme which ensures that landlords register under the new Housing (Wales) Act 2014 – has been in full force since November 2016. It started in earnest back in 2015 but there was a 12 month lead in period for landlords to register. So what is Rent Smart Wales and how has it impacted the rental industry?… Read More