Block & Estate Management Services

Meet Steve Opie, our Block Manager, who has a wealth of experience to manage our expanding portfolio of Leasehold and Freehold properties in the South West.  Steve is on hand to answer any questions about our Block Management services.

To give you an idea of the services that we offer as part of our responsible approach to managing a block please see below:

  • Liaising with nominated Directors
  • We will arrange for competitive quotes for works including decorating, gardening and buildings maintenance
  • We also arrange insurance quotes via a regulated broker.
  • Arranging a yearly schedule of works and planned maintenance at the start of each financial year, if required
  • Arranging collection of maintenance charges
  • Arranging Risk Assessments/Lift Inspections/Electrical Safety Checks/Gas Safety Checks if required
  • Attending the AGM and preparing the agenda and financial budget
  • Acting as Company Secretary
  • Holding reserve funds
  • Day to day management of the building and estate
  • Arranging grounds maintenance and paying tradesmen
  • Arranging quotations for any works
  • Paying bills on behalf of the management company such as communal electricity charges and insurance premiums etc
  • Issuing statutory notices including Section 20 for qualifying works i.e. when an individual lease holders contribution to any works exceed £250.00
  • Working with existing tradesmen
  • Accompanying tradesmen on site where necessary
  • Arranging competitive insurance quotations via a regulated broker
  • Arranging emergency cover over Christmas/New Year period
  • Filing annual returns with Companies House
  • Liaising with accountants and providing them with the annual cash flow report
  • Contact 7 days per week 365 days per year with your managing agent if required in an emergency