New Site Fire Safety Document Cabinets

As part of our internal reviews of upcoming fire safety legislation due to take effect in 2021/2022, we have been looking at how we can ensure compliance and provide the information expected of residential property managers and fire safety document cabinets are the first stage. Information on the proposed legislation can be found HERE. Part Read more about New Site Fire Safety Document Cabinets[…]

Coronavirus – Special Update Page (7th April 2020)

Coronavirus Updates In order to ensure our clients, freeholders, leaseholders, tenants and visitors can be kept up-to-date, we have created a special page on our website which is accessible from the front page and page menu. HERE. As updates come in where we need to advise, reassure or instruct, they will be updated here. Please Read more about Coronavirus – Special Update Page (7th April 2020)[…]

New Out Of Hours Provider (24.01.2019)

New Out Of Hours Provider Due to continued expansion, we have felt it was necessary to employ the services of a dedicated Out of Hours service, rather than contacting Evolve to report it and for us to select the appropriate contractor, we have teamed up with Notion Services, based in Winchester but cover the exact Read more about New Out Of Hours Provider (24.01.2019)[…]

MEES – Minimum Energy Performance (11.05.2018)

MEES – Minimum Standards of Energy in Private Rented Accommodation Did you know that from the 1st April 2018 the law changed which prevents new Assured Shorthold Tenancies from being granted if the energy performance certificate rating is an F or G. This could affect up to 300k homes in the UK reported to fall Read more about MEES – Minimum Energy Performance (11.05.2018)[…]

Sinking Fund Guidance (3.12.17)

Sinking & Reserve Funds – What Are They? Purpose: The purpose of a sinking fund is to allow for a gradual collection of substantial funds for cyclical works, such as the external and/or internal decorations of a building or estate, as dictated in the lease. Generally, these large expenditure items are required every few years, as Read more about Sinking Fund Guidance (3.12.17)[…]

Water Mains Pipes Confusion (13.11.2017)

Water Mains Supply Pipes Recently we had a large water mains supply pipe burst in the grounds of one of our sites. The first question the client asked is, “Shouldn’t this be down to the water supply company?” Unfortunately not. As soon as the water supply crosses into private land, any breakages, splits or problems Read more about Water Mains Pipes Confusion (13.11.2017)[…]

Bikes & Prams In Communal Hallways (22.06.2017)

Bikes, Prams & Other Items In Communal Hallways Following the recent high-rise escape issues recently, we wanted to provide some advice as to why we strive  to keep communal corridors and stairwells free from obstruction and hazards. One of the biggest and most frustrating issues that effect leaseholders, residents and managing agents is the storage Read more about Bikes & Prams In Communal Hallways (22.06.2017)[…]