Effective property management has many facets in order to maintain and enhance the value of property. It can be time consuming and is not simply the collection of service charges. Our Team of Chartered Surveyors and Property Managers provide a bespoke and comprehensive property management service for commercial and residential properties.
At Curchod & Co we believe effective property management enhances the enjoyment of your property. We provide a personal solution via our multi-disciplined practice. Whatever the property, commercial or residential, our Property Management specialists can advise. We manage all types of property management with a bespoke service to ensure the best performance of your investment portfolio ensuring that you keep up with changing regulatory legislation the primary care of your tenants and maintenance of common areas.
Our Residential Property Team works with varied property owners such as freeholders, shared ownership leaseholders and residents’ associations. We assist with extensive estates of flats and freehold homes, through to smaller housing developments requiring maintenance assistance of common areas.
The services we undertake include:
Many Residential Estates are controlled by a property management company or resident association limited company. The articles of association may require a company secretary to be appointed. Curchod & Co retain the expertise to perform this role ensuring annual returns and registration are carried out and Annual General Meetings are properly scheduled, recorded and, where required, chaired.
The range of services we offer include:
Often managing your investment portfolio can be challenging, especially as assets can differ in size, condition and location. A strong understanding of market conditions is important to the management process and as such our Management and Commercial Teams work closely together to provide a complete investment management package. We act for diverse freeholders and investors whether dealing with a single let, multiple let serviced buildings, or larger estate portfolios.
The range of services we offer include:
All properties come under stress and require significant maintenance, repair or refurbishment construction work during their life-cycle. Curchod & Co have the resources and expertise to provide the additional professional services required with managed property. In service charge developments, there will often be a requirement for pre-planning of works. Our Chartered Building Surveyors advise and program these works through to specifying, tendering, and fully monitoring contracts up to completion.
Aspects that we also undertake include:
Legislation has required that commercial property owners have regular risk assessments undertaken on their buildings. This affects shops, offices and industrial units, as well as common parts of residential flats.
Curchod & Co’s Building Surveyors co-ordinate and carry out these specialist tests and investigations. We prepare and assist with the subsequent upkeep of the necessary Asbestos Registers, Fire Risk Assessments and Disability Discrimination Act audits and a multitude of other periodic test reports that are required to be held and periodically upheld.
Our qualified team of Management and Buildings Surveyors are experts and preparing and implementing planned schedules of maintenance to identify and prevent minor maintenance issues before they become major structural problems. Not only does this avoid unnecessary work but will help you to save money in the long term. From straightforward gutter cleaning or roof inspections to general building surveys and pest control, by keeping to a timetable of checks and remedies, your property will uphold its value to tenants.
Our bespoke property management and accounts software enabled us to work with our investor clients, together with their project managers, to set service charge budgets and to coordinate planned preventative maintenance programmes to keep properties…Find out more