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Property Management – Proposed Changes to Legislation

Following the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the Government began to take steps to define changes in legislation relating to residential building safety. In…

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Fully Covered: Terrorism Insurance

The adoption of terrorism insurance for blocks and rented properties has, perhaps unsurprisingly, continued to grow in recent years. Whilst terrorism insurance is not mandatory…

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Legionnaires’ Disease – A Guide For Residents

In any well-maintained block, the risk of Legionnaires’ Disease is low. However, if a block’s communal water storage tanks and supply pipes are not correctly…

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Serving a TORT notice

In properties with communal areas there is always the potential for residents to abandon or wrongfully store items in those areas. It may be that…

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FAQs For Managing Gyms & Pools In Residential Blocks

It’s now relatively common for blocks or estates in London to have a gym and in some cases a pool as well. Many new developments…

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Japanese Knotweed: Your Questions Answered

Japanese Knotweed has received nothing but bad press over the years – and with good reason. It is a destructive weed that was introduced to…

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Unauthorised Parking – Your Questions Answered

Unauthorised parking is one of the more frustrating issues for residents of blocks or other larger properties with car parks. For London properties in particular,…

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Noisy Neighbours: How Should A Dispute Be Handled?

Question “I live on the first floor of my block and my neighbour in the flat above me can often be heard stomping around on…

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I own a leasehold flat. Can I let it on Airbnb?

Question “Some of my friends have chosen to rent out their homes in the summer months via Airbnb as a means of making a little…

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Is Your Block’s Lift Being Managed Correctly? 7 Issues To Consider

Over the years JCF has managed many blocks that contain lifts and we continue to do so today. Lifts can present unique challenges to a…

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5 Reasons Why People Leave Their Property Management Company

It’s not uncommon for a prospective client to approach us because they are experiencing poor levels of service from their existing property management company and…

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GDPR – Our Privacy Policy

All organisations that process personal data are required to comply with data protection legislation. This includes in particular the Data Protection Act 1998 (or its…

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