Your Lettings Journey

S2 E2 - Mastering Property Management: From Fire Safety Regulations to Contractor Relations

September 22, 2023 Your Lettings Journey
Your Lettings Journey
S2 E2 - Mastering Property Management: From Fire Safety Regulations to Contractor Relations
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Show Notes

Welcome back to Season 2, Episode 2 of Your Letting Journey, your trusted resource for navigating the complexities of property management. In this episode, we delve into two crucial aspects: landlord fire safety regulations and property maintenance.

Episode Highlights:

1. 🔥 Landlord Fire Safety Regulations and Maintenance (Duration: 7 minutes)

  • Explore the upcoming fire safety regulations effective from October 1st.
  • Understand the implications for landlords with properties holding two or three flats.
  • Learn why maintaining your property is paramount.
  • Gain insights into effectively handling maintenance requests and tenant expectations.
  • Discover the art of budgeting for maintenance while keeping tenants content.

2. 🛠️ Finding and Maintaining Good Contractors for Landlords 

  • Get valuable tips on leveraging word-of-mouth referrals.
  • Understand the necessity of contractor insurance.
  • Learn how to foster strong and lasting relationships with contractors.
  • Recognise the signs that it's time to part ways with an underperforming contractor.

3. 🚨 Managing Contractors and Handling Emergencies 

  • Identify when it's time to transition from a contractor who isn't meeting expectations.
  • Ensure tenant comfort and security during contractor visits.
  • Spot indicators of subpar workmanship and know how to respond.
  • Navigate emergency situations with confidence.

4. ⚙️ Issues With Contractors and Maintenance 

  • Exercise due diligence when selecting contractors.
  • Effectively manage expectations in situations where tenants lose their keys.
  • Gain insights from real-life stories of contractors falling short.
  • Understand how strong interpersonal skills can be a game-changer.
  • Tackle the sometimes-stressful checkout process head-on.

5. 📣 Noise Issues and Action on A10 

  • Uncover the issue of a noisy car park on the A10 and the need for prompt action.
  • Get a sneak peek into our next episode.

Don't miss out on this treasure trove of property management wisdom! Tune in now to the latest episode of Your Letting Journey.

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