Having settled in at Swansea, you’re probably now looking for somewhere to live with friends next year. This list of the best student letting agents in Swansea is a great place to start whether you’re a seasoned student renter or doing it for the first time. It can be a nerve-wracking experience for you and your friends, renting for the first time, but there are plenty of good and flexible options out there.
As the University of Swansea’s in-house student letting agency, SAS Student Housing is most students’ go-to way of finding a house for the academic year. Being run by the university, this agency comes with an added layer of security, as well as plenty of advice for renting with friends and how to safely find a house. It is not a bad place to start for anyone looking for a house, even if you end up renting elsewhere, as the university is experienced at handling all of the potential pitfalls that come with student lettings. They can also help with disputes and maintenance issues.
Address: SAS Lettings, Horton Residence, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PH
Phone: 01792 295328
Proudly holding the title of Swansea’s oldest independent student letting agency, StudentDigz has a wealth of expertise in this area of lettings. They have properties of various sizes and prices in a number of popular student areas, including Brynmill and Mount Pleasant, from just one room up to houses of 6 or more. Student testimonials on display on their website praise their efficiency at repairs and communication. If you are renting for the first time, they also have answers to common questions ready for you to read.
Address: 128 Walter Rd, Brynmill, Swansea, SA1 5RG
Phone: 01792 600 227
Email: contact form
Swansea4Students is a ‘family-run business with over 30 years of experience’, and their glowing search engine reviews definitely reflect that. Previous tenants praise their helpful staff, reliable communication and quick responses to enquiries and maintenance issues. Their website not only features their small but select portfolio of properties, but it is up to date with some of the latest developments in HMO lettings and university news. Website testimonials are also very positive, most of them from within the past year.
Address: 117 Walter Rd, Swansea, SA1 5RE
Phone: 01792 414123
This is a slightly strange one, but Condor Properties come with many positive reviews from previous tenants, citing professionalism and rapid maintenance responses. Based in Hereford, they have offices in six cities in the west of the UK, which means they have all of the diverse experience in student lettings that come with this. They are currently operating virtual viewings and, rarely for a student letting agency, they do not take deposits for their properties, they provide free wi-fi on all lets, and they have a 24-hour maintenance team for emergency call-outs.
Address: Remote agent, Head office: Mill House, Worcester Rd, Hereford, HR1 3NA
Phone: 07771 392361
5. Digs Swansea
Let’s start with one of the best things about this agency’s website – they have a handy guide to various areas of Swansea, both in the student areas and not, as well as information about local universities, transport, entertainment and healthcare. This is great for if you are living on your own for the first time. They specialise in smaller properties, with many in their portfolio being 3 beds or less, so great for students looking to live alone or with one or two friends. Their properties are reasonably priced, and many come with gas or electricity included in the rental price.
Address: 151 Bryn Rd, Brynmill, Swansea, SA2 0AR
Phone: 01792 514516
6. Uni Gaff
As one of the smaller student letting agencies in Swansea, Unigaff has over 20 years of experience in this sector, and they are accredited with a number of professional standards agencies, including Safeagent. Website testimonials report quick communication and rapid repairs, as do their search engine reviews. They have a 24-hour customer service line for emergency maintenance, as well as conducting a four-monthly official visit to allow tenants to raise any issue with the property.
Address: 33 Mansell St, Swansea, SA1 1EB
Phone: 01792 719 118