Category Archives: News

Keep warm this winter

As the dark nights draw in and winter approaches, there are things you can do to ensure you keep warm this winter and also keep those heating bills down. See our recent article for more information about your electricity supplier Keep all your internal apartment doors closed, and if you have electric heating reduce it slightly […]

Pets

Furry friends, who doesn’t love them? Pets come with responsibilities but are you even allowed one? What do you mean, am I allowed one? Well, most apartments and some houses are owned by what is called a lease (leasehold) and these leases come with rules to be followed including rules around pets. Some leases will […]

Electricity supplier

Are you paying too much for your electricity? There are some costs in life that can’t be changed, but your electricity isn’t one of them. It’s estimated that 50% of people don’t religiously swap electricity supplier every year. The cost of not changing can be increases of 25 to 50%, but we’re all busy and […]

Carbon

There is so much talk every day about carbon, but what actually is carbon? How big is it? What does it look like?  Carbon is everywhere and yet invisible. We are partly carbon. Having researched it, we’re unclear where it originally came from, but one chain of thought is that it came from a collision […]

Condensation

As autumn and winter approaches, we often find that we get reports of mould and damp patches. Often, we find this is condensation, but we know it’s often one of the hardest things to convince the resident that the mould/damp could be caused by their activities. Condensation is when the air in the apartment has […]

We’ve answered 5 popular Google searches

How do I find a good property manager? The starting point to finding yourself a property management company is ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents). You can search for a member here:   https://arma.org.uk/leaseholders/search-for-a-member ARMA audit their members (of which we are one) and have a new system called ARMA-Q (which again, we have passed). ARMA-Q […]

Leaders Romans Group Acquisition

This is our first news article for a few months.  As some of you may know, in March of this year, Leaders Romans Group (LRG), one of the UK’s largest property sales, letting and management companies, announced their acquisition of Revolution Property Management. Keen to expand on the knowledge already grown in Revolution, Anand Patel (Operations […]

Questions about property management

Do you have any questions about property management? We try our best to produce a news article each week on different subjects. This does become more difficult as we don’t want to simply re-post old articles, but new subjects in property management can be thin on the ground. Please don’t ask any questions about Brexit […]

Security

Sadly, in January we’ve had some trouble in the area of Castlefield by our office from three people on bikes with their faces covered in balaclavas. They have been mugging people by snatching their phone. We saw them outside a nearby shop so informed the police, but were told that they could not attend for […]

Mobile phone signal

We have just taken over a very old building with no mobile phone signal inside for any network. This is due to the thickness of the walls. It got us thinking this can’t be the only building like this, so we’ve written a simple guide to help those with connectivity issues for their phones. Do […]