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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.

 

The Easy Peasy Check-List for the Right Property Contractor

contractor factors property management guideChoosing the right contractor at your property can be daunting, whether a simple handyman repair, a serious roof replacement, or a technical electrical problem. You hear all the stories of cowboy builders with crazy prices, and you can feel baffled by all the claims of amazing service and lower prices. And this is even before you see them in action, and try to mop up any issues afterwards, whether poor workmanship or claims of negligence.
 
It’s not all doom and gloom though. For any serious property management you’re probably going to need contractors to do something, and therefore once correctly established they can provide an important part the overall service. In actual fact, you need to go one stage further and say that the...

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Six Practical Pointers on Right to Manage (RTM) For Residential Properties

rtm residential management company property management guideFor those owning residential properties, namely flats within an apartment block, there became a new right through the Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002 to form an ‘RTM’ Right to Manage company. This enables often frustrated tenant-owners to have their own management company to run the shared communal areas and set the service charge, rather than leaving it to the main landlord owner and their agent.
 
This is one of many rights that residential property owners have which at first glance can be a great opportunity to manage things better and not be left at the beck and call of any landlord and their costs. However the reality of trying to understand what this actually boils down to, and then how you successfully implement...

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The Easy Way to Move From Residential to Commercial Property Investment & Management

residential to commercial investment property management guideIf you’re already an owner of residential property for investment purposes then a natural next step is to look at commercial property as an addition or even replacement in your property portfolio. With increasing pressure in the residential market to make investments like buy-to-let more challenging to say the least, delving into commercial property is a viable option to be seriously considered.
 
In particular the government seems set on burdening the individual residential property investor with increased tax liabilities, more red-tape with property and tenant compliance, and only slowly addressing the housing crisis and taking pressure off the competition. Although residential property investment is still a good strategy, with...

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