- 2018 – PJC Homes

PJC donate Christmas hampers to MIND NPT

  Every Christmas, the team at PJC come together and make a charitable donation to a local charity. This year, we chose MIND NPT.   Mental health can affect us all, in different ways and at various times in our lives.   Did you know approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience […]


Meet Emma Richards

  We would like to welcome Emma Richards to the Payton Jewell Caines team as she joins our Neath branch.   Since its opening nearly three years ago, the Neath branch continues to expand and we are pleased to continue to employ local people within the Neath area.   Here is Emma’s take on Neath, […]


UNDER 8’S SCORE WITH PAYTON JEWELL CAINES

  Cornelly United Football Club Under8’s are thriving with some great wins and a new sponsorship deal this season.   The team includes 13 boys and one girl registered with the Football Association of Wales. All children are aged between 7 and 8 years old and attend local schools in the community.   Competing in […]


Payton Jewell Caines supporting Cancer Research UK in the Cowbridge 6K and 10K charity run

  Payton Jewell Caines staff were delighted to be able to participate in the charity run for Cancer Research UK held at Cowbridge Rugby Club on Sunday 30th September.  It was perfect weather and enjoyed by all who took part.   Anne Birt along with the Cowbridge Cancer Research Committee, did a superb job in organising […]


Supporting the charity MIND at the 2018 Cardiff Half Marathon

  This year was the 15th anniversary of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, Wales’  largest mass participation event held on Sunday 9th October 2018. It is always an occasion worth celebrating and this year Payton Jewell Caines were delighted to support two of its participants.   Thomas John and Megan Batchelor were running for the charity […]


Payton Jewell Caines have raised over £4500 for Macmillan over the last 5 years

Payton Jewell Caines raised £500 this year to add to an already incredible total since hosting this event from 2014. Cancer touches the lives of so many people. Our staff were keen to get involved, working hard to invite vendors, purchasers, landlords and friends to enjoy homemade cakes and coffee at Payton Jewell Caines offices in […]


SPONSORING BGCW U15S

  The BGCW Under 15¹s squad of 16 girls aged 14 and 15years old enjoyed a recent trip to Holland to play in the S.V NeveloInternational Football Tournament.   We were really pleased to see the team looking so smart in their new kit and wish them every success with their international match against Scotland […]


Riding the Waves with Penybont Surf Life Saving Club

    Riding the Waves with Penybont Surf LifeSaving Club Penybont nippers are busy practicing their surf lifesaving skills in Ogmore by Sea.   Aged 7 – 12 years, the children have a new rescue board thanks to a donation from Payton Jewell Caines.   Joe Lewis is Nipper Coordinator. She said: “We run fun, […]


Dogs Trust Annual Fun Day

  Sponsored by Payton Jewell Caines, the event includes a fun dog show, displays, have a go agility and a doggy dash. There is also a fun fair, games, tombola stall and raffle prizes. There will be plenty of stalls.   Entry is £3 per adult, £1 per child and free for under 5’s. The […]


BOWLED OVER IN PENCOED

  BOWLED OVER IN PENCOED   Pencoed Bowls Club is thriving thanks to the confirmation of another sponsorship deal for the popular club.   Tom Pearson said: “We thank our sponsors for their commitment and contributions to the club throughout the season. Without their fantastic support, the club would not be in the same position […]


BRYNHYFRYD STRIKE LUCKY WITH PJC

  BRYNHYFRYD STRIKE LUCKY WITH PJC   Estate agents Payton Jewell Caines have agreed a sponsorship deal with Brynhyfryd Bowls Club. Members of the Club are pictured with Karon Quirke, Branch Manager of Payton Jewell Caines in Neath.   Myra Davies, President of Brynhyfryd Bowls Club said: “We always welcome new members and the support […]


Help! We need a really good digital manager

  JOIN OUR TEAM   We’re looking for a really good Digital Manager to take responsibility for all aspects of our online marketing strategy; supporting the growth of the sales and rentals business across Bridgend, Pencoed, Port Talbot and Neath.   We need you to increase content, improve presence and drive website traffic with a proactive […]


Celtic Dance

  CELTIC BEAT AT EURODISNEY   Celtic Beat Dance School will be performing at Eurodisney in Paris thisOctober.   Rachel Morris runs the club along with Victoria Gunn. Rachel explained: “Fromstreet and hip hop to acrobatics, ballet and tap, we teach dance to youngpeople from 3 years of age. It is a great way to […]


Julie Hopkin is a Sales Negotiator in Bridgend. She has plenty of advice for those looking to sell or buy

  Julie Hopkin is a Sales Negotiator in Bridgend. She has plenty of advice for those looking to sell or buy in Bridgend….    Can you describe a day as a sales negotiator? No two days are the same. I meet so many different people and see so many different types of property but my […]


Is your house sale at risk of collapse

    98% of traditional estate agents now say that the home buying process is more likely to collapse when online agents are involved.     Helen John, Sales Director explains: “In common with many other agents, we are being increasingly forced to step in to ensure that chains don’t collapse where sellers have chosen online […]


Looking for a new job? Click here if you’re interested in joining our brilliant sales team.

  We’re recruiting. Click here if you’re interested in joining our brilliant team.    We’re recruiting….   If you’ve got experience of working in a busy estate agency office then we’d like to hear from you.   We’re looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard working sales administrator to join our Bridgend team. Great communication skills, impeccable attention […]


Do you live in Pencoed? Our Pencoed Branch Manager Sharon is keen to have a chat with you

  Do you live in Pencoed?  Our Pencoed Branch Manager is Sharon Sturgiss and she is keen to have a chat with you.  Tell us about life at Payton Jewell Caines  It was 2006 when I first joined Payton Jewell Caines. I’ve spent the last 12 years helping our clients to buy and sell houses. […]


We’re celebrating St Davids Day and two years in Neath!

  Neath Celebrations    March 1st is always a good day in Wales, particularly for our team in Neath.   The St David’s Day celebrations are going with a swing as our team also celebrates two years in the town. It was 1 March 2016 that we opened our office on Alfred Street and the […]


Meet Hazel Bradbury

  Meet Hazel Bradbury     Hazel began her career with estate agents Peter Alan before going on to work for new home developer Westbury. She joined Payton Jewell Caines in 1998 and is now a Director responsible for our Port Talbot branch.   You must have seen a lot of changes during your time in the […]


Do you own a rental property?

    Do You Own A Rental Property?   Our Rentals manager Victoria John is keen to have a chat with you if you own a rental property. A member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents, Victoria knows all about the latest legislation impacting landlords. She tells us about her role with Payton Jewell […]


Do You Live In Neath? Meet Our Manager Karon

  Do You Live In Neath? Meet Our Manager Karon…  If you’re thinking of buying or selling in Neath then you need to meet Karon.  She is a well-known face in the local property market with 20 years experience as a sales negotiator and valuer so really knows her stuff when it comes to selling […]


NEW STAMP DUTY RATES IN WALES

  The new Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will be introduced in Wales on Sunday 1 April 2018.   Land transaction tax (LTT) will replace stamp duty land tax, which is currently applied in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Under the new system, the starting threshold for paying property tax will be £180,000 – compared with […]


Meet Catherine Caines

    Meet Catherine Caines Catherine is a Chartered Surveyor and member of the National Association of Estate Agents. Her Father John first set-up in 1978 but it was May 2006 before Catherine returned home from London to join the family business. She tells us all about life as a Director of Payton Jewell Caines […]


Landlords targeted with fixed penalty notices and prosecution

  Landlords targeted with fixed penalty notices and prosecution   185 fixed penalty notices have been issued to landlords and the number is rising as Rent Smart Wales crack down on unlicensed landlords.    Over 177,000 properties, 87,000 landlords and some 2,916 agents are now licensed with Rent Smart Wales but some continue to operate […]


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