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. If in these circumstances the owner does not remove their items, they can be served a TORT notice that will allow us to arrange for the removal and disposal of the items.

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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 incorporate them as part of the build whilst older properties are often adapted to accommodate them. Here we have compiled a list of rapid-fire FAQs to provide guidelines for managing your gym and pool.

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Japanese Knotweed: Your Questions Answered

Japanese Knotweed has received nothing but bad press over the years – and with good reason. Its ability to dominate local species and undermine buildings and other underground structures is well known. Here we tackle some of the common questions relating to Japanese Knotweed, its treatment and the financial implications.

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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. Here we answer some of the questions that relate to unauthorised parking, how it is policed and how the problem is dealt with.

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Noisy Neighbours: How Should A Dispute Be Handled?

Noise between neighbours is one of the more common issues between residents and especially between flats where of course people are living in relatively close proximity. Here we discuss the options for a neighbour to resolve a dispute regarding noise...

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

Here we address the common scenario of a leaseholder who would like to rent out their property through Airbnb. We discuss the pitfalls that any leaseholder in this situation would want to bear in mind...

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

Is your block’s lift being managed correctly? Here we discuss seven issues that any building with a lift could encounter - and would be wise to plan to avoid.

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5 Reasons Why People Leave Their Property Management Company

Here we summarise five of the most common reasons why people leave their property management company to come to JCF. If you're experiencing poor service, maybe it's time to change too?...

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GDPR – Our Privacy Policy

GDPR/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 successor) and the

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Westminster Palace is Falling Apart

  The internationally recognised building that is The Palace of Westminster may be a common feature on our television screens, however the reality is far from the images portrayed, with

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What is the National Trust and Why is it Relevant?

Living in the UK, you have heard about the National Trust at one time or another, and you may think that you know what it is and what it is

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The Global Construction Sand Shortage

  Is the world really running out of sand? It seems impossible, what with our miles of pristine beaches, endless deserts and infinite amount of sand our planet has to

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Although the subject of electric cars is an ever increasing one, it did not until recently have any relevance to JCF Property Management. The UK National Grid has predicted that

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