Landlord Guide

Dawsons are the largest letting agent in Swansea managing over 2000 properties for individual and portfolio landlords alike through our 5 lettings branches (Swansea city centre, Marina, Mumbles, Morriston and Llanelli). As a result, we can offer all landlords our unmatched specific expertise in dealing with all aspects of property management, maintenance and accounting, along with unrivalled advertising and promotion of all properties, therefore in turn offering our tenants the widest selection of properties with new availability on almost a daily basis.

We are established ARLA members (Association of Residential Letting Agents) offering the highest standard in property management, adhering to professional standards that work well for both landlords and tenants. Our involvement can give you as the landlord peace of mind that our procedures follow a strict code of practice during all stages of the management of your property. (For more information on ARLA visit

Dawsons are fully licensed and all our professional staff are fully trained to adhere with the regulatory landlord licensing Rent Smart Wales (RSW) which became compulsory for all landlords in Wales on November 23rd 2016. (For more information see below).

Our available properties are advertised 24/7 through our extensive advertising campaign: using two of the leading Internet property sites: On the Market and Zoopla along with our online and state of the art website (, and within our 5 dedicated lettings branches. All properties advertised on the portal On the Market will be visible 24 hours prior to all other property portal sites, therefore an important tool for all landlords seeking maximum exposure.

Our alliance with Relocation Agent Network (RAN) links Dawsons ‘as the only regional agent’ linking with over 700 agents countrywide, together with a high profile web site giving us unrivalled access to potential tenants nationally, and internationally. Also our strong relationship with various relocation teams and personnel departments of large companies helps provide us with a strong supply of regular tenants.

As a landlord you can be assured we will act in your best interest at all times to secure a suitable tenant for your property. We offer a range of services to suit individual landlord requirements, depending of the level of service you require. Please follow the links below to view each service available:

  • Full Management Plus (including Rent Guarantee)
  • Full Management
  • Finders Fee

We provide the following commitment to all our landlords:-

  • We let more properties than any other local agent
  • Unrivalled Advertising campaign
  • Professional & independent Tenant Referencing
  • Experienced & Fully trained Professional Staff in local branches throughout Swansea & Llanelli (Swansea city centre, Marina & SA1, Mumbles, Morriston & Llanelli)
  • Specialist maintenance, property management and accounts teams
  • Thorough inventory and check out processes (*managed services only, additional cost for finders fee services)
  • Regular Inspections to help protect your investment (using specialist software on hand held tablets)
  • Tenancy Deposit Bond Scheme

    Dawsons would like the opportunity to assist you in securing your next tenant by arranging for one of our experienced valuers to call at your property for a FREE no obligation consultation. They will assess the property’s location, size, condition and current demand in order to provide a realistic rental value. They will also establish your needs and preferences as a landlord and confirm the level of service you will require along with discussing potential tenants, the letting procedure in general including our strict referencing process.

    Please CLICK HERE to book a valuation immediately. If you prefer please either call one of our 5 offices, or email us to arrange an appointment or to discuss any questions that you may have.