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blog yellow circle pmgHere are various blog resources related to all the different property interests, from landlords & tenants, to investors & occupiers, to all other third-party interests. These cover general factors to consider for a particular interest, to more detailed issues to resolve for a particular course of action.

 

How to Quickly (& Easily) Get a New Business Tenant Moving Into Their New Property

business tenant moving in property management guideFor those managing properties, you'll know what a challenge it can sometimes be when you suddenly hear about a new business tenant that is about to move in.

Maybe the landlord or letting agent has 'done the deal' and solicitors confirm that the lease has completed - so now the buck is passed to the managing agent to sort out details like keys and making sure this new tenant can actually begin using their new property interest.

Sounds simple, but there's often more to it. In fact it's so much easier if a property manager can be involved in the letting process way beforehand to make sure the detail is not only understood by everyone, but actually any leases and documentation changed to reflect this.

But that's another story, in the...

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The Basics of Inductions for Property Contractors

contractor induction property management guideWhen you’re using contractors at a property, whether a simple repair or a larger replacement, then there’s more to a simple verbal go-ahead at the right price. Getting this right beyond this makes good property management.
 
There’s a host of initial set-up information from insurance cover to risk assessments, but even after all this you often still need to provide an ‘induction’ for them actually be on site, particularly with more larger and multi-occupied properties.
 
This shows that they’re familiar with how they practically carry out their jobs at the property, for the benefit of everyone not just themselves.
 
Fire safety is often the driver of this, but there’s all other kinds of issues to consider as well and formally...

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3 Ways to Nurture Local Contractors at Properties

local contractors help property management guideWhen using contractors at a property, whether a handy-man for a small repair, a gardener for regular works, or a builder for bigger jobs, people will understandably tend to focus on more local tradesman and contractors. They’re often seen as good, reliable, and very good value, therefore surly there’s no other reason to look elsewhere.

This is often the view of the end-payers of the services, whether a property owner direct or tenants indirectly through a service charge. Just the sniff of a high cost from a large corporate contractor with no signs of actually successfully completing the job on site can soon cause a property manager to be in the firing line.

After all, prices do tend to be very good from local contractors who have smaller...

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