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blog yellow circle pmgHere are various blog resources related to any other general subjects involved with properties and their interests. So whether it's the basics of property management, or more specific property issues and queries that don't naturally fall in the other categories, you'll find them all here.

 

A Property Inspection Form for Commercial Properties With Communal Areas

communla commercial property inspection formWhen it comes to regular inspections of properties, and the way in which you record this, one of the fatal mistakes to make is to simply apply any old generic approach and tick boxes for the sake of it. In realty this is a real property that will have certain things to check that another property even along similar lines may not do.

Ideally then, work alongside any other relevant documents like a Health & Safety or Fire Risk Assessment and drill-down into what the basic issues are. Some things may be already covered to some degree by on-site staff or contractors, and the way a building is being used now may demand additional checks.

An Example Inspection Summary For Larger Multi-let Commercial Properties

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The Right Path for Block Residential Property Management

residential block management property management guideWhen managing residential properties you often think of two scenarios. Firstly, where a single house is let out, often on a short-term AST agreement by maybe the property owner landlord direct.
 
The second is a larger blocks of flats with multiple dwellings which then involve various communal areas like a staircase or external garden, over-and-beyond the issues directly relating to each tenant. Typically these are ‘sold off’ on long leasehold interests, although you can have just multiple shorter-term residents paying a rent and which has developed into a new PRS (Private Rented Sector) market.
 
It’s this second scenario where property management skills are truly needed, not only to wade through all the obligations and legalities...

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How to Spice-Up Your Signage at Properties

signage property management guideSignage can be an important part of a property, after all you may have the best-condition property in town, but if no one knows how to find it then it’s meaningless.

Whether it’s an owner advertising space to sell or let, or an occupier keen to have business advertising – it can place the property right on the map.

This actually encompasses a huge range of different types of signage, from small and straight-forward, to larger-than-life permanent fixtures. Likewise there can be a wide range of issues to be aware, both property-specific but also more marketing pointers to make the most of things.

Here are a few angles to consider in whatever situation you’re in. Not exhaustive, but certainly covering most of the basics to begin making the...

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