News from Hern & Crabtree

One Agent, Many Benefits: Why Landlords With Multiple Properties Choose Consistency

One recurring theme that consistently leads to success is the decision to entrust one consistent lettings agent with the management of all properties. In this blog, we delve into the manifold benefits that landlords reap from this strategic approach.

Elevating Property Sales with Professional Photography

In the competitive landscape of estate agencies, first impressions matter more than ever. That's why we've made it our mission to provide our clients with the highest quality photography services, ensuring that their properties stand out in a crowded market.

Market Watch: Hern & Crabtree's Analysis of Property Trends in Cardiff

As one of Cardiff's leading estate agents, Hern & Crabtree prides itself on its in-depth analysis of the local market, providing valuable insights to help clients make informed decisions. Join us as we delve into our latest findings and shed light on the current property trends shaping the vibrant city of Cardiff.

Decoding the Rental Process

From lease agreements to property inspections, there's a myriad of terms and procedures that can leave tenants and landlords alike scratching their heads. That's where Hern & Crabtree comes in – your trusted guide to decoding the lettings lingo and making the rental journey as smooth as possible.

Embracing Change: Hern & Crabtree's Brand Refresh Unveiled

Change is in the air at Hern & Crabtree, and we couldn't be more excited to share our new look with you! After much anticipation, we're thrilled to unveil the next chapter in our journey: our brand refresh.

Grow Into Your Home This Spring with Hern & Crabtree

Spring is a season of growth and renewal, and what better way to embrace this spirit than by finding a home that allows your family to flourish?

Navigating the Sale: A Home Seller’s Checklist

Selling your property can be both exciting and challenging, and having the right estate agent by your side can make all the difference.

Maximise Your Property Investment: Why Landlords Choose Hern & Crabtree

Investing in property is a significant decision, and choosing the right estate agent can make all the difference. At Hern & Crabtree, we understand the importance of a successful and stress-free landlord experience. Here's why more and more landlords are choosing Hern & Crabtree to maximise their property investments.

Practical Home Improvements for Real Value

While aesthetics play a significant role in making a house feel like home, there's more to it than meets the eye. In this blog post, we'll delve into the world of practical home improvements that not only enhance the visual appeal but also add substantial real value to your property.

A Guide to Cardiff's Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods

Searching for the ideal location for your upcoming home in Cardiff? Explore our guide to the most exclusive neighbourhoods in the city.


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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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