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.

8 key cases in leasehold property management

As laws around property get tighter, we take a look at eight key property management legal cases and their outcomes over the last few months, and what this might mean for block managers.

Why England should follow Wales and help struggling tenants &...

There has long been a rivalry between England and Wales (not just in the rugby), and Wales has taken the lead - in the property world at least - with a comprehensive loan scheme that could be the...

Quick guide: NHF Code of Governance 2020

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has recently revitalised its Code of Governance to reflect the changing values and pressures facing the housing sector today. The Code, which was last revised...

7 key insights about the BTR resident journey

As the year draws to a close, we spoke to our BTR (build to rent) Industry Advisor and Operations & Commercial Director at PLATFORM_, Kevin Watson, to get his insights on how BTR operators can...

EWS1 Requirements: Changes in government guidance

In what might be a major victory for leaseholders, the Government has revised its advice on EWS1 requirements, potentially freeing hundreds of thousands of leaseholders unable to sell or...

How is the shared ownership model for housing changing?

What are the key differences between the existing shared ownership structure and the new model being proposed?

What you need to know about the Draft Building Safety Bill

Born out of the Grenfell Fire Review, there are concerns that the government’s Draft Building Safety Bill could lead to increased bills for leaseholders. The draft bill is intended to make those...

Effective Digital Transformation is Not Just About Technology

We are in an era of digital transformation. Whether we like it or not, the pandemic has changed the way we do business, across every industry, not just property. With business regularly being...

Growing With A Block Management Business

Every manager worth their salt knows that the success or failure of a business comes down to the people employed within it. Good managers will understand that valuing their staff will inspire them...

What Should Letting Agents Do When There's a Local Virus Outbreak?

As various areas of the UK go into localised lockdowns with barely a moment’s notice, we take a look at what letting agents should be doing if there’s a local virus outbreak, and what they can...

Nygel Scourfield joins Fixflo as Industry Advisor

Nygel Scourfield, interim head of property services at ReSI Capital Management Limited, former Managing Director of Firstport and non-executive director of ARMA, has joined Fixflo as an industry...

Fixflo announces Kevin Watson as new industry advisor

Industry-leading repair and maintenance management software provider Fixflo has announced the appointment of Kevin Watson, Operations & Commercial Director at PLATFORM_, as an industry advisor.

5 Tips for Buyers & Sellers of Lettings Agencies

With a great deal of potential mergers and acquisitions within the property sector expected during the next 12-24 months, we spoke to John Paul, Founder and MD of Castledene Sales & Lettings. John...