Category: Property

Fostering a Sense of Community in Tenements

Residing in a tenement or shared housing block presents distinct challenges and opportunities, particularly in forming a close knit community. Within these blocks, where collaboration and communication are crucial for repairing, maintaining and improving shared spaces, fostering a community spirit is not merely beneficial but essential. This article delves into various methods to cultivate a …


Protecting Homes against the Weather

When the sun comes out, we can wear a pair of sunglasses to protect our eyes. When the temperatures drop during the winter, we can wear a hat, scarf and gloves to keep ourselves warm. And when the heavens open up and the rain starts pouring, an umbrella can shield us to prevent us from …


Lets Talk with Brian Geddes from RJ Building Surveying Ltd

Managing Director of R J Building Surveying Ltd, Brian Geddes, features on episode 79 of Lets Talk to discuss why there is an ever increasing requirement to regularly inspect and maintain properties. Brian explains in detail the role of a Building Surveyor and the areas of expertise that his company cover. He tells of his …


Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Student Rentals: A Comprehensive Guide

Finding the right student rental is a crucial part of your university journey. It’s more than just a place to stay; it’s where you’ll study, relax, and make memories. However, this task comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities. From budgeting to picking the perfect location, each step requires careful consideration. But don’t …


Common Winter Maintenance Issues in Tenement Buildings

Throughout autumn and winter, tenement buildings and flats often encounter a variety of common maintenance issues. In this article, learn some top tips to protect your property and preserve its value during the colder months. Draughty windows and doors One of the easiest issues to address when it comes to protecting your property in winter …


Big Property Decisions: How to Ensure You’ve Made the Right Investment

Rather than thinking small, at certain times landlords and homeowners make big decisions about whether to invest in their properties. The major conundrum might be about choosing what that ‘big investment’ or in-demand feature should be such as building an extension, converting a loft or garage, installing a pool or landscaping a garden. [Image source: …

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