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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

A lifeline for Leaseholders

In response to the increasing pressure that leaseholders are coming under to comply with a growing amount of government legislation, one of London's top managing agents, The Ringley Group, has started a national campaign to solve leaseholder problems and throw them a...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

A Spanner in the Works

It was only when the leaseholders of a block of flats in North West London enlisted the help of property service providers, The Ringley Group, that they discovered their lease was defective. Buying the freehold is now a popular option for leaseholders. Not only do...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

Don't get personal

A Management Company that is made up of leaseholders can cause issues, particularly when block politics rule business decisions In a bid to give leaseholders better rights and greater transparency over the running of their block, leaseholders were given the right ...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

How to deal with a leaking radiator

For those that live in residential blocks, issues such as a leaking radiator can cause concern. www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk suggests ways to tackle the problem. Modern radiators are made of pressed steel and are used to emit heat from hot water which is pumped ar...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

How to deal with a leak from a bath waste area

A leak from a bath waste area is a problem for any homeowner; however for those that live in a residential block, it may be unclear as to whose responsibility it is to fix it. www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk suggests how to tackle the problem. The bath waste area des...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

How to deal with a blocked or leaking toilet

A leaking or blocked toilet can be a problem, especially if you live in a residential block. www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk suggests ways to solve the problem. A blocked or leaking toilet is a problem that most of us have had to deal with at some point in time. Howe...

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Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

The world of service charge accounting creates true financial professionals

Finance is not a backroom role in Property! You have to have broad enough shoulders to start with What am I due to pay, then have first class interpersonal skills when the customer invariably rambles off into issues such as their neighbour putting out washing on th...

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Construction magazine
Maryanne bowring

01/01/1998
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

Virtual Concierge

Around 23% of apartment blocks in central London boast a concierge, and at the moment there are pretty much just two types of blocks of flats, those that have concierge and those that don't. However, that is now changing. The future, says Mary-Anne Bowring, MD of the...

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Mabringley

06/04/0202
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Blackstock

Government confirms new steps to further reform building safety

The government has confirmed that big changes will be made to building safety. New measures include mandatory sprinkle systems and consistent wayfinding signage. This will be in all new high-rise blocks of flats over 11 metres tall. In his statement, Housing Secreta...

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