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blog yellow circle pmgHere are various blog resources related to all the different property interests, with sub-categories in Contrators, Managing Agents, Tenants & Occupiers, Landlords & Investors, Residential Properties, Commercial Properties, Property Professionals, and Other Interests. These cover general factors to consider for a particular interest, to more detailed issues to resolve for a particular course of action.


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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How to Deal With Travellers and Gypsies at Your Property and Land

travellers and gypsies property management guideImagine a scenario where Travellers occupy a site and therefore you need to take quick and effective action for them to vacate.

If this is say an office park, the resulting disturbance and issues can includ reduced parking, litter, damaged bin stores, verbal language, and an impact on businesses for the time they were there, including staff needing to actually leave the properties.

Understandably, this is a problem for any property owner or occupier, and often suddenly occurs with you needing to look at options really quickly.

Therefore, here are five main issues you would need to consider in the midst of similar issues or to think about as a pro-active, preventative measure.

These are neither exhaustive nor in-depth, but rather an...

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