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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.

 

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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10 Guiding Factors for Long Leasehold Residential Property Owners

long leasehold residential property management guideWhilst a standard home is often owned freehold, as in holding the title for that literal piece of land, there are residential scenarios where the property is owned through a long lease instead. This is often for flats in multiple-use properties, for example a block of flats or flats owned above shops. 
 
The logic is that the land and property is more easily chopped up and held in individual titles through leases, which are easier to involve shared rights and obligations with, and which help literally allow different ownerships, one above the other on the same freehold title.
 
Often these are long lease, typically over 100 years and even up to 1000 years, and although they will technically need renewing at that point...

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The Property Basics for Residential Tenants

residential tenant tips property management guideFor those renting residential properties, it can seem like the landlord has the upper hand with everything. It not only costs you an arm and a leg to pay rent and other charges, but they appear not to be bothered about those niggly repairs or neighbour problems you keep on about.
 
Unfortunately with an ever-increasing demand for rented property it can feel as if you have no choice in the matter and just need to put-up or shut-up. Well, even if that is true to some degree, it doesn’t mean you still can’t agree a better basis for all concerned, and appreciate what the new basis of occupation actually is.

The Type of Tenancy 

It’s worth making a distinction at this point between two forms of residential lease. The first is a...

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