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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.


12 Property Aspects for Childrens Activities

12 childrens factors property management guideFor those involved with children’s and youth activities there is a whole area of compliance to quite rightly consider in order to ensure the safety of both children and adults. If activities are for a more educational purpose then they may involve Ofsted, and there should be a general Safeguarding or Child Protection Policy to clarify exactly what procedures are in place.     
For those involved with property interests, it’s important to have an idea of the kinds of factors that need to be considered for any areas being used for this purpose. This is particularly important for properties that aren’t primarily designed for such uses, so in a recent example there was on office block where a charity was holding...

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5 Times When Management Company Involvement for External Areas Goes Wrong

management company issues property management guideAs shown in a recent example where somebody owns an office block and contributes towards a shared rear car park, things can appear straightforward on the surface, but when you dig deeper you find a nasty set of problems. In this scenario, the owner was re-letting to a new commercial tenant and during their enquiries, solicitors were starting to unearth various issues.
In particular, there were 5 aspects to this that happened to all converge together in one scenario. They’re best explained as the story unravels about it.

1. The Original Car Park Lease Was Not Transferred 

So whilst they owned their actual property freehold, the ownership of the rear car park was through a long leasehold interest and management company, with...

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Vacant Property Guardian Schemes - Clearly Explained

guardian vacant property management guideThey can be called a variety of things; guardianship or empty-property schemes; live-in accommodation; even house-sitting services. The essence of each is the same however; a unique way for individuals to ‘live’ and ‘reside’ on a short-term basis at a property that is not officially available for long-term residential use.

Typically, the type of property involved is an old, perhaps derelict, and possibly unusual commercial building, that may be ear-marked for future re-development, for example a nursing home. The owner will agree to allow ‘occupiers’ to live in the property for a period of time; the occupier will have their own living space, and in return, they help to look after and guard the property.

The principle originated in Europe...

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