Joe Parish

Posts by Joe Parish

Joe loves to read on property management. He has also recently adopted a Peaky-Blinder-esque fashion sense and a positive attitude to adjectival hyphenated phrases.

Building safety: What is 'proportionality' and why is it important?

With the Building Safety Bill having progressed to a new stage in the House of Commons at the end of October, leaseholders, block managers and lenders are reminded that the clock is still very...

What is Build to Rent property management?

In order to look at what Build to Rent (BTR) property management means, it’s important to first examine exactly what Build to Rent is, and how it differs from the traditional lettings model. Build...

Step-by-step: Writing a privacy notice for your UK property business

No matter the type of property business you have, it is a legal requirement to be clear with your clients about what you plan to do with their personal information. The most effective way to do...

Data protection checklist for UK property businesses

If the rules and regulations around data protection leave you feeling a bit confused, this simple but effective data protection checklist might be just what you need for your property business....

Building safety updates: Proposed competencies for Building Safety...

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has provided further clarification on how it sees the role of Building Safety Managers (BSMs) developing as a part of block management.

“You’ve got to ensure you have the processes and resources in place”:...

Director of Scanlans Property Management, Ian Magenis, managed to launch a successful property career spanning both the public and private sectors all while on his gap year! In an exclusive...

6 tips to get your rental property off the market in no time

Re-letting a rental property is one of the biggest pain points landlords face. Every month that a property sits vacant can eat into their profit margin, presenting a security risk and potentially...

What is buy-to-let property management?

Buy-to-let refers to a property that has been purchased specifically with a view to letting it out. Buy-to-let properties are usually residential, but the term also encompasses student property...

7 best practices for property management

As we head into the final quarter of the year, what better time to review the best practices for property management? Being at the top of your game and ensuring you have all your property...

Building safety updates and further changes to EWS1 forms

The Building Safety Bill had its second reading at the end of July, signalling big changes for the safety of buildings going forward. But while the second reading demonstrated clear progress on...

The complete guide to property management

Having an efficient Property Management team and process is key to a successful Letting Agency business. Landlords are won, upsold and lost based on how well their properties are managed, making...

How will RICS professional indemnity insurance requirements affect...

While the intentions behind the creation of the EWS1 form were good (it was created as a reaction to the Grenfell fire tragedy in a bid to identify and resolve issues around unsafe materials being...

How has the cladding crisis affected block managers' wellbeing in...

Higher staff turnover and lower mental health and wellbeing are being felt across the property management industry, according to a new survey conducted by industry bodies ARMA and IRPM. And while...