5 Ways for Block Managers to Use Technology to Their Advantage

For block managers coming under increasing pressure from the all-in-one package competition from Build to Rent properties, block management software is the best way stand up to the competition,...

5 Reasons To Invest In A Good Planned Maintenance Program

When it comes to maintenance, block managers should take a leaf out of the Boy Scouts’ manual; it really is best to be prepared.

7 Block Maintenance Tips For The Changing Season
Spring is a time for restoration and renewal – but this year, don’t just stop at spring-cleaning! Britain’s shrugged off the winter weather (for now) and the days are getting longer, which...
The Case For PropTech In Block Management

 It has been six months since Brady Solicitor's LEASE Survey, which found that 57 percent of leaseholders surveyed regretted purchasing a leasehold flat[1] 

5 Steps Block Managers Can Take To Improve Leaseholder Relations

Flats and their management are big business in the property world. The number of apartments added to Royal Mail’s Postcode Address File (PAF) jumped by 18 per cent between April and December last...

Redefining The Role Of The Block Manager

With the ever-increasing expansion of the Build-to-rent (BTR) sector, many block managers are finding the parameters of their role tightened. Yet, in among the doom and gloom are the success...

Fixflo And Qube Join Forces On Property Maintenance Platform

Smart repair reporting software Fixflo is teaming up with Qube Global Software to allow letting agents and property managers to handle repairs more efficiently.

Enhancing Service Delivery In Block Management

Block managers find themselves operating in a challenging dual role – although they are employed by their building’s freeholder, it is the leaseholders' and their AST (assured shorthold tenancy)...

4 Ways To Perfect Your PPM Procedure

Block managers, how do you stay organised? Excel might come pre-loaded on your computer, but when it comes to planned preventative maintenance (PPM), our Block Planner proves that the best way to...

5 Tips For A Stress-Free Christmas

With multiple properties to manage, Christmas can be a busy time for block managers. Winter maintenance problems, properties lying empty over the holidays and Christmas opening hours, means that...

Shining Some Light On The Service Charge

It’s no surprise to a block manager that many leaseholders might not understand what their service charge is actually paying for.  Complaints about the quality of service they receive are...

How Can Block Managers Allocate Works Effectively?

Effective planned preventative maintenance (PPM) is the issue at the heart of every successfully managed block. But while block managers who have planned and budgeted ahead are in an infinitely...

7 Of The Best Ways For Block Managers To Stay In Touch

Communication is one of the greatest challenges a block manager faces. In addition to dealing with landlord and leaseholder matters, and a constant stream of contractors, they’re also tasked with...