About Hern and Crabtree

Hern & Crabtree is a warm and welcoming independent estate agency with four convenient and accessible offices located in prime areas of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding areas. Our highly experienced team specialise in residential sales, lettings, probate, asset management, land and new homes, as well as property management services.

A stylish, understated and trusted brand since 1849, marketing your property with Hern & Crabtree lends value to any transaction. The care we take with our advertising is second to none, and we respect and treat every client’s property with the same consideration as we would our own.

We also understand that behind every property there is a person, and that person will have a unique set of circumstances that must be considered and catered for. Always focused on transparency and communication, everything we do is built around our clients and their needs, giving them not just want they want, but also the peace of mind that the very best result has been achieved on their behalf.

We understand that moving home can be a stressful time, and our approachable and caring team are here to make sure that your experience is handled properly. We treat our clients as though they are our friends and family, perhaps that is why we have successfully helped people move for over 170 years.

Sales

Our highly experienced team are well equipped with extensive local knowledge and expertise to assist in selling your property. Our sales progression team has been developed to ensure all parties are kept informed and the sales process moves forward smoothly.

Lettings & Property Management

We work with a number of landlords across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to manage and maintain their property. This includes finding suitable and reliable tenants while ensuring the property is well looked after and payments are managed.

Probate Services & Estate Management

Our Estate management and probate valuation services are available across the UK. We offer a bespoke service depending on the client’s needs and have experience working across Wales and England.

Land, New Homes & Part Exchange

We assist property developers of all sizes with many aspects of development land and new homes; assessing and finding potential development land sites, marketing and selling new build property and the valuation and disposal of part exchange property.

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Fees

Refundable Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit - Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - Capped at £100 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs or give the tenant the option to purchase themselves

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract