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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 Property-Management Way to Deal with Management Companies

management company property management guideYou may well come across references to ‘management companies’ within property management, particularly with multi-use properties where this middle-entity can often crop up.
 
Now, one thing they are not is a ‘managing agent’, which can cause confusion. A managing agent is a separate agent that is simply instructed to carry out a service for a property interest, which might happen to be a management company (often abbreviated to a ‘man co’).
 
On the other hand, a management company has a legal interest in a property, maybe holding the freehold of the land or long leasehold interests.

An Example to Help Explain

So, imagine you have a block of six flats, or six office units if you’re dealing with commercial property. At this level...

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The Ultimate Building Guide for Property Owners & Occupiers

building guide property management guideHaving a ‘building guide’ for a property is worth its weight in gold as a form of go-to-guide for how a property is used.

You may hear of different names for these including residents’ guide, welcome pack, or property manual. They all have the same gist, to summarise all the nuts-and-bolts of using a property day-to-day.

And this is the secret, to make it as practical and usable as possible with little fuss. People don’t have the time to wade through separate instructions and documents, it’s handy to have in one easy-to-read place.

The Two Benefits

There’s a double-benefit to having one of these in place.

Firstly, it’s actually helpful for people, particularly occupiers who need to use the building day to day. It sounds simple, but it...

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The Two Sides of the Residential Property ‘Occupier-Owner’ Coin

owner occupiers property management guideWhen you’re dealing with multi-let residential properties, life can get a little complicated with numerous requests and requirements from each occupier and owner.
 
You’re dealing with peoples’ own homes and therefore of course they will be more concerned about the little issues like an extra clean just as much as bigger-picture ones like service charge budgets.
 
And what’s more, you can have what appears multiple interests in any one residential unit. Things get lively, and good property management, including specialist ‘block management’ experience is needed to handle all of these.
 
It’s one thing knowing who they all are, but it’s another to know the right way to deal with them. 

Knowing the Middle Man

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