Property Management West Midlands

29
Jul

Budgeting for 2015 Service Charges

It is that time of year again when we put the wheels in motion for the 2015 Service Charge Budgets. Our Property Managers are busy bees identifying items on site that will need attention over the next 12-18 months as well as getting in the final quotes, ready for our Budget Meetings.

23
Jun

Thinking of an extension for your apartment?

Residents in apartments have a tendency to leave things in the communal areas, in particular hallways such as shoes and furniture. How often do you see residents in houses leaving their shoes, washing, bikes, prams, children toys and furniture on their front lawn for the public to see, let alone taking them?

Whilst communal areas are for the use residents; they are also a work place for contractors who keep the communal areas clean and tidy…. let alone visitors to the block, whether known or not. Read more

15
Feb

Have you taken action | Flues in Voids

As of 1st January 2013 homeowners will be advised by any gas engineer that their gas boiler flue system is “at risk”, if a Gas Safe registered engineer is unable to inspect the flues especially if they are concealed and there isn’t an inspection hatch.

The reason behind this is to raise awareness of the potential dangers from certain types of flues and the risk of exposure to carbon monoxide (CO).

If you are not aware if this applies to you:

  • Contact a Gas Safe registered engineer who last serviced your boiler who will advise you if your property is affected.
  • If your boiler isn’t regularly serviced, it is advised that you arrange for a Gas Safe registered engineer to check your system out immediately.

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9
Oct

Time to Save On Your Utilities | Utility Warehouse

Are you looking to make saving on you household bills such as gas, electric, phone and broadband?

If yes, then I want to let you know about this website https://www.utilitywarehouse.co.uk/home/index…..

……which? has rated the Utiltiy Warehouse the best energy supplier for five years running as well as rating them higher then the top leading companies for quality products, customer service, value for money and accuracy of bills.

So… where would you like to start saving? timeforachange@utilitywarehouse.org.uk

1
Oct

Services, What services? | Maintenance Fee

Has it ever crossed your mind that your management company isn’t providing the services you thought you’d get?…

If yes, have you thought about why that thought crossed your mind?

There may be a number of reasons why you feel this way including the obvious which is…. you’re not receiving the service. However, there may be other reasons for you to consider, such as:

You are kept in the dark about visits: The majority of contractors used will be on some sort of schedule whether it’s weekly, fortnightly or set dates during the year.
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