Rent Smart Wales Qualified Staff

News at Dafydd Hardy | 02/10/2016

All Dafydd Hardy staff who deal with Lettings have attended the Rent Smart Wales course and are ready to help you with any enquieries - here's some of the team getting their certificates.
More information on Rent Smart Wales can be found below, or call 01248 35 35 44.

All private landlords who have a rental property in Wales must register themselves and the addresses of their rental properties in Wales, there is a charge of £33.60 to register online and this rises if undertaking a paper application. 


Landlords who undertake defined letting or property management activities at a rental property in Wales must apply for a license. If your property is managed through Dafydd Hardy, we are your licenced agent and as such you will not need to be licenced unless you undertake defined activities as listed below;


  • Arranging or conducting viewings with prospective tenants;
  • Gathering evidence for the purpose of establishing the suitability of prospective tenants (for example, by confirming character references, undertaking credit checks or interviewing a prospective tenant);
  • Preparing, or arranging the preparation, of a tenancy agreement;
  • Preparing, or arranging the preparation, of an inventory for the dwelling or schedule of condition for the dwelling.
  • Collecting rent;
  • Being the principal point of contact for the tenant in relation to matters arising under the tenancy;
  • Making arrangements with a person to carry out repairs or maintenance;
  • Making arrangements with a tenant or occupier of the dwelling to secure access to the dwelling for any purpose;
  • Checking the contents or condition of the dwelling, or arranging for them to be checked as part of a current tenancy or for one which has ended;
  • Serving notice to terminate a tenancy.

We would ask that all landlords register with Rent Smart Wales, this needs to be done before 22nd November 2016.


You can register here;

For more information please contact us on 01248 35 35 44 or