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What is the difference between Block Management and Property Management?

How Block Management differs from Property Management?

The overall management of various amenities within a multi-property structure is called Block Management. Property Management and Block Management are two distinct types of management, despite their similar names and services.  Property Management focuses on single tenanted properties, whereas a Block Management team oversees the overall operation of a flat complex. Budgeting, accounting, maintenance, and …

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What is Block Management?

What is Block Management?

Block management is a service where a licensed agent manages the building on behalf of the owners-occupiers; this includes the financial and operational aspects and the building’s gardens, hallways, and exterior.  Block management is also referred to as leasehold management, property management, and estate management. What is Block Management? In residential properties, block management is …

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5 Habits of a Successful Property Manager

5 Habits of a Successful Property Manager

There’s no way to truly ‘master’ the real estate market when it’s continuously evolving. However, a great property manager knows that there’s always room for improvement and the opportunity to learn more; here are 5 habits that can help property managers stay on track. 1. Core Competency: Communication It’s not advised that you call your …

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Dilapidation Protocols Explained

The Dilapidations Protocol was formally approved by the Court Rules on 1st January 2012 and is now Law in England & Wales.Dilapidations are violations of leases due to the condition of the property being leased, either during or at the end of the lease period. This may result from mistreatment of the property or inadequate …

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How Often Should Rental Units Be Inspected?

Inspections of rental units can be a tricky situation. When letting a property to someone, you want to ensure the property is maintained and in good repair, but you also do not wish to infringe upon your tenant’s privacy.  So, what’s the correct answer? How often should you inspect the property you’re letting? Unfortunately, there …

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Help! What’s Covered Under Home Insurance?

The most expensive purchase you’ll likely ever make is buying a home. Home insurance gives you peace of mind that if something goes wrong, you’ll be able to fix or replace it.  However, it’s essential to understand what your policy will and will not cover.  There are two types of home insurance to consider: Buildings …

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Top 5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Property

Owning a home comes with a ton of responsibility. That’s why it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with everything on the property so that you can stay on top of essential maintenance and upkeep. When you own a home, it seems like there’s always some expense coming up. Whether it’s a required plumbing repair …

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What is a party wall?

What is a Party Wall?

Our Party Wall Surveyors are often asked to explain what a party wall is; this is never a simple answer. As with all party wall matters, this can be complex. Role of a Party Wall Surveyor & The Party Wall Act The Act covers new buildings on or at the boundaries of two properties. It also includes …

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