Parking Enforcement (04.04.2017)

Parking Enforcement Firstly and most importantly, where we have to bring in parking enforcement on our sites, please ensure you are aware of the rules, have valid permits and park accordingly.   Did you know that parking management agencies are only brought in where previous abuses have required enforcement to be brought in for the Read more about Parking Enforcement (04.04.2017)[…]

Latest PRS Update (24.03.2017)

Latest PRS (Private Rented Sector) Report As most of our leaseholders are involved in subletting their properties, please see below for the latest PRS update with stock and market movements as reported in the UK rental market, as provided by ARLA London Rent Hikes Start to Slow Rental costs in London are increasing at a Read more about Latest PRS Update (24.03.2017)[…]

Communal Electricity (19.02.2017)

Communal Electricity Supplies Most of our sites have a communal electricity supply, which powers the lighting in the corridors & stairs in the shared areas, as well as street lights if the roadways are not adopted by the local authority. Often these supplies will power emergency lighting, fire alarms, smoke vents and provide outlets for Read more about Communal Electricity (19.02.2017)[…]

Legionella Risk Assessments For Landlords (06.02.2017)

Legionella Risk Assessments For Landlords We often get asked by leaseholders and residents about Legionella risk assessments, i.e. does a private landlord need to have one carried out? The answer is yes! Although Evolve will take care of the communal responsibilities, any landlord who rents out their property for a term less than 7 years Read more about Legionella Risk Assessments For Landlords (06.02.2017)[…]

Block & Estate Lifts (31.10.2016)

Lift Issues? Have you seen our article in the latest issue of @FlatLivingLoves?  Read it here http://bit.ly/flm5s We wrote a few paragraphs about how lift failures in blocks can affect vulnerable tenants/residents & it was published in the magazine. Our Director of Property Management also summarised some of our experiences with lifts:   The Trouble Read more about Block & Estate Lifts (31.10.2016)[…]

Leasehold Library (14.09.2016)

ARMA Leasehold Library As we strive to operate our business to the ARMA-Q Standard of Block Management, they are full of useful resources for leaseholders, Directors and Freeholders and their library can be found here: http://arma.org.uk/leasehold-library If you find yourself stuck or want some advice we recommend you contact us, however a lot of the Read more about Leasehold Library (14.09.2016)[…]