Student Accommodation

All You Need to Know About Excess Heat (HHSRS Hazard 3)

Although ‘the great British summer’ is often a laughable prospect (think washed-out BBQs, gusty winds and rain stopping play!) the reality is that the UK is getting hotter and temperatures of 40°C and over could become a reality in the next few...

Riemy Wan
By Riemy Wan
What Does a Property Manager Do?

Everyone in the property industry will have met (or been) a Property Manager (PM) at one point or another. Often, the title is taken for granted - there can be an unspoken assumption that everyone...

5 Tips to Turn Boring KPIs into Actionable Data

With remote working the primary mode of work for many property managers, the need to monitor performance and present these findings in quantifiable numbers is greater than ever. But in a time of...

10 Digitisation Mistakes Property Professionals Like You Are Making

In an increasingly digitised world, it’s encouraging to see more and more block management firms embrace technology. But research obtained from management consultancy firm KPMG suggests that...

How to Get Change Management Right When Introducing New Processes and...

Sometimes, change is for the better.

But only if you do it right.

Introducing new processes and software systems into your business or organisation can either be highly disruptive or an impeccably...

How to Prevent Damp and Mould

 

They say that prevention is better than a cure and that’s definitely the case when it comes to damp and mould. Although there are many ways to treat damp and mould once it develops, it’s far...

Why Adequate Response Times Are Key to Repairs and Maintenance...

When it comes to maintenance and repairs, staying compliant (and within the bounds of the law) can be a contentious issue. Most of the rules around repairs are based on the interpretation of laws...

The Four Cs of Effective Contractor Communication

Did you know that even the smallest repairs job can generate up to 15 back-and-forth exchanges between contractors, landlords and tenants? By the time you’ve sifted through every last phone call,...

What Does the Fitness for Human Habitation Bill Mean for the Property...

A Bill with the potential to have a big impact is quietly making its way through Parliament on its way to being enshrined in law. The Homes Bill (presented by Labour MP Karen Buck) was initially...

Home From Home: Helping Student Tenants Settle In

Student lettings is one of the most lucrative areas of the rental market, but investing in the sector can be daunting. Many landlords fear trashed properties, ruined furnishings and late rent and...

Studying the housing market

Student housing group records booming profits: A huge jump in profits for student housing group Unite shows that the ballooning market for student accommodation is still booming, making it a great...

Student Lettings: Do you speak the language?

Those looking to conquer the student lettings market would do well to consider learning another language, or ensure that they’re working with an agent or service that deals in multiple mother...

Student Lettings Hotspots
University towns topped the league tables when it comes to best places in the country to invest, according to a new study by property development company, CBRE. Of the 29 most financially...