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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 get Rid of a Residential Landlord’s Managing Agent Through the Appointment of a Manager

appointment of manager residential property management guideIf you’re a leaseholder of a residential property with a landlord or management company looking after the communal areas, for example a block of flats, then there’s a neat little remedy to force them to manage things correctly or not at all.

When you’re at the receiving end of escalating service charge demands and poor service, it can seem like the landlord always has the upper hand, whereas in actual fact there are a whole host of legal rights that leaseholders of residential properties can use through their leases and general legislation.

These are generally for long leases where the gist is that you effectively own your property rather than have just short-term lets, and with it being people’s homes then some useful protection for...

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Advice on How to Become a Landlord & Nail the Responsibilities

landlord responsibilities property management guideBecoming a landlord can be daunting at first, with a whole host of responsibilities and duties to suddenly do, not only to get the most from it but ensure everything is safe and covered. As you begin to look around for help and advice, it may begin straight forward with just collecting the rent and arranging the odd repair, but things can begin to unfold further down the line.
 
You can also find yourself in this landlord role via lots of routes. On one side it might be a conscious effort to become a landlord as part and parcel of being a property investor and looking to extend your portfolio of tenanted properties for capital growth and income streams. On the other side, you may need to move out of your own home and rent it out in...

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Residential Property Management Explained Through 4 Perspectives

residential property management property management guideResidential property management involves properties being used as people’s homes as opposed to other business and commercial property, and general ad-hoc uses. It’s actually the form of property management that people are most familiar with, although because of this familiarity there can be confusion and wrong assumptions as to how such properties are actually managed.
 
It typically includes individual houses and dwellings, whether detached or connected to others to some degree, and with flats either in a communal block or with mixed-use scenarios of say above retail commercial properties. It also often assumes a landlord-tenant relationship, and therefore a need for property management skills to deal with both the actual occupying...

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