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We don’t charge extortionate Application fees to rent a property, Just £50, once!

We hear it time and time again from people looking to rent a home:

“What?, only £50? Agent X, Y and Z charged me over £100 to reference”

Well good news, we charge £50 per applicant, once.  We cannot morally or ethically charge up to £180 to reference a tenant when it costs us a fraction of that to make those checks.  We’ve even heard horror stories of agents charging prospective tenants fees for such things as going on lists and needlessly renewing contracts every six months!  Its hard enough when you are trying to rent a property to find the money that is required.  On top of that first months rent you’ve usually got a bond to pay as well as all the nice new items of furniture or nik naks that everybody likes to buy when taking on a new home.

At R K Lucas & Son you can expect a professional service that doesn’t seek to charge you in anyway we think we can get away with, just £50 to apply per tenant, not per property.

Stop by and have a chat about your rent needs or give us a call, we’re sure you’ll be delighted with what we offer and how much money you can save instead of using a different Agent.

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R K Lucas & Son is recruiting!

Assistant Negotiator/Office Administrator

R K Lucas Surveyors and Estate Agents seek an enthusiastic individual to work a minimum of 21 Hours per week.

Essential skills:

  • Competent in IT Systems
  • Good team worker
  • Excellent communication
  • Use of own car

Application letter and C.V. should be sent to:

P K Lucas FRICS, R K Lucas & Son, 9 Victoria Place, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 2JX

Closing Date: 1st June 2012

R K Lucas & Son are equal opportunity employers.

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Beautiful bungalow in great location

This charming 3 bedroom bungalow is situated within the quiet and private residential area of Oakwood Grove, just off Slade Lane.  As is expected of the properties in this area this home is finished to a very high standard being neutrally decorated throughout and offering spacious and comfortable accommodation.  The property benefits from an elevated position with large garage beneath.  For full details click here.

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Great, modern, family home – 3 bed

3 bedroom family home, modernThis 3 bedroom family property is ideally situated for family life.  School routes and main shopping centres are all within close proximity, whilst the area is a safe and spacious location.  The accommodation has been completely redecorated and improved throughout over recent years resulting in a home that is spacious, comfortable and modern.  For full details click here.

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Beautiful detached bungalow of great character

Beautiful detached character bungalowThis first class property offers a 3 bedroom accommodation without rival.  Some standout features include exquisite hardwood flooring, contemporary wet room and the clever use of vaulted ceilings.  Extensively renovated over recent years the property features a traditional character which is seamlessly blended with contemporary style.  The result is simply stunning.  A personal inspection is the only way to fully appreciate the property.  For full details please click here.

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Magnificent property vastly reduced in price

Magnificent detached home in wonderful locationHaroldston Glen is situated in an exclusive position on Timber Hill, Broad Haven.  The property occupies approximately 0.5 acres of grounds within this wonderful rural setting that is literally minutes away from the coast and the sandy beach of Broad Haven.  The main residence comprises spacious accommodation of 6 bedrooms together with two reception rooms, dining room and kitchen.  So what does such a property cost? half a million pounds? No! against our advice the owner has requested that this property be offered for the bargain price of £370,000!  For full details click here.

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EPC Regulations updated to include Holiday Lets

EPC's for holiday lets

Energy Performance Certificates Regulations are as easy to keep up with as a 12 cylinder Ferrari.  They appear to be ever changing extending their reach to incorporate more and more types of properties.  Fortunately R K Lucas & Son are specialists in this field and have been at the forefront of EPC provision since the Regulations were introduced in 2007.  Indeed we were the first qualified experts in this field in the whole of Pembrokeshire and have remained at the forefront ever since.  Well with no surprise the Regulations are adapting again to incorporate Holiday Lets.    Continue reading

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Detached property in Little Haven

Detached property in Little HavenThe Old Butchers Shop comprises a unique detached property enjoying a prime location within the desirable coastal village of Little Haven, set within the boundaries of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with its outstanding natural beauty.  The property being within a few hundred metres of the sea front and beach at Little Haven.  The accommodation itself offers significant potential as a private dwelling or holiday let and is sure to attract a great deal of interest.  The full brochure may be viewed here.

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Magnificent coast location property for sale

Detached property on cliffside There are few properties in picturesque Pembrokeshire that occupy such a vantage point that a stretch of the Cleddau Estuary lends itself as your personal vista. The Dolphins is one such property, a Monty Minter designed, 3 bedroom detached house with the living accommodation cleverly designed into the first floor with very wide viewing windows that fully appreciate this unique position. Built in the late 1960’s, Mr Minter’s design remains timeless whilst the interior has recently been modernised including a new kitchen, new bathroom, new wet room and decoration throughout.   Full brochure available here.

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Huge surge in Market Activity

With all the conflicting newspaper headlines it is easy to become confused as to what the housing market is doing.  One paper announces the market is about to drop and another shouts out that we are about to enter into another boom – what on earth is going on?  One of the problems is that the reports are often made off the back of statistics provided by one provider of mortgages.  So if a provider has changed their lending criteria for that month they may report a decline or a rise in the number of mortgages approved – which is then reported as a decline or rise in housing costs as the average amount loaned fluctuates – it is not very clever journalism! Continue reading