James Dean Blog

At James Dean we believe in keeping you informed about what is going on in our company, in the local area and the property market.

12 August 2019

James Dean Take On The Cardiff Half Marathon

On the 6th October David, Oliver and Emily will be running the Cardiff Half Marathon along with Davids eldest daughter Helen and her husband Rhodri. They are running the half marathon to raise...

9 August 2019

Brecon Jazz 2019

Its that time of year again where Brecon gets Jazzy!  So despite the weather looking pretty dismal, dont let that put you off. Come into town to wander the street stalls and pop into the...

10 July 2019

Oliver Has Worked For James Dean For 10 Years!

Oliver has worked for James Dean for 10 years today! Joining the family firm after graduating from UWE at the tender age of 22, Oliver has worked extremely hard to help James Dean grow and...

3 July 2019

Time Flies When You're Having Fun

Where does the time go?! Stacie has been with us a year already! A vital member of the team, Stacie is a great asset and a pleasure to work with. Well done Stacie! Heres to the next 10 years!

20 May 2019

Another String To Emilys Bow

Another congratulations to Emily who has qualified as a domestic energy assessor which allows her to undertake Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). Another string to Emily's bow. Well done!

14 May 2019

Congratulations Emily

Congrautlations to Emily who has been made an associate partner! Keep up the good work!

2 May 2019

Brecon Win The Plate

Congratulations to Brecon RFC who won the  WRU National Plate at the Principality Stadium on Sunday. An amazing achievement! The boys celebrated into the night and on Monday they celebrated...

9 April 2019

Rent Smart Wales

If you are a landlord in Wales you must register with Rent Smart Wales and if you manage the property yourself you must undergo training in order to obtain a licence. Failure to do so may incur...

8 April 2019

New Website!

We are always looking for ways to improve and our new website is helping us do that. We wanted a clean, modern and easy to use site which will help you find your dream home. one really exciting...

4 January 2019

Happy New Year Everyone!

We hope you have all had a lovely Christmas break spending it with friends and family. I'm sure like us you have eaten and drank too much but that is the beauty of Christmas. 2018 was a...

12 December 2018

Christmas Gets Underway

We had a wonderful night at Foyles in Glasbury on Saturday night for our firms Christmas Party. The food was wonderful and the company was even better. Thank you to Oliver for providing the...

20 November 2018

Well Done Stacie

Congratulations to Stacie, our newest member of James Dean, who has passed her Rent Smart Wales Agent licence training. Stacie has joined us to take over whilst Vicky is on maternity and has taken...

19 November 2018

The Christmas Lights Are On!

TV star Neil Morrissey turned on Brecon's brand new Christmas lights Saturday and the event was a great success. Unfortunatley we didnt win the best dressed shop window display but there's always...

31 October 2018

Trick Or Treat

Happy Halloween everyone! Listening to the news this morning and Halloween is now the the third biggest 'event' for retailers behind Christmas and Easter. The craze, which until...

30 October 2018

The Budget

How is our money being spent? Philip Hammond today made a much-expected move to help first-time buyers after announcing that he would abolish stamp duty for those buying homes worth less than...

22 October 2018

Brecon Christmas Lights

Can Neil switch the lights on? Yes, he can! Brecon Town Council are delighted to announce that Neil Morrissey, star of Men Behaving Badly, will switch on the new Christmas lights during Brecon...

20 February 2019

The Effect Of Scrapping The Severn Bridge Toll

New research by Housesimple.com has revealed that property prices in south east Wales have soared since last year’s announcement that the Severn Bridge toll would be scrapped. Land...

9 October 2018

Cardiff Half Marathon

Congratulations to Emily and her brother-in-law Rhodri, who completed the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday! It was the 15th anniversary on Sunday and approximately 20,000 people ran. Next year...

4 October 2018

The Esta's

Guess what?! We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for two awards at The Negotiator Awards! This is the UK's top estate agency awards.... bit like the Oscars! The winner...

5 February 2018

Head Shots Not Mug Shots

Thank you to local photographer, Velvet Cole of Velvet Image for taking our new head shots to go on our website. You've made us look presentable. To find out a little more about us all go to our...

31 January 2018

Brecon Ladies Beat Carmarthen

Another great result for Brecon Ladies Hockey Team on weekend. They beat Camarthen 5-1 with our own Emily James, scoring two! This was a needed win as Carmarthen were 3 places above Brecon in the...

24 January 2018

A Guide To The Language Of Estate Agents

You should have had one of these through your door recently! If you are thinking of moving this year we are the agent to use. Unrivalled customer service, extensive advertising and proud to be...

5 January 2018

Fancy A Kick About?

The annual Lakeside v Talybont football match took place on Thursday in icy conditions at Brecon Leisure centre. Fancy playing 5 a side football? Tuesday & Thursday night at 9.00 pm. Contact...

4 January 2018

Different Is Good

New year, new home? If you are thinking of moving in 2018 don't settle for less. Selling and buying with us will give you the best possible customer service, making your move as easy as...

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