At Watsons, we have years of experience in all aspects of managing properties. Our objective is to support our freeholders and leaseholders by keeping them in touch with site issues and consulting with them on major works. But how do we do this? It may seem obvious but making sure we have the correct contact […]
Following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy in 2017, there have been many initiatives and procedures implemented to improve building safety, in particular, the assessment of flats in multi-storey buildings. The EWS1 form, or External Wall Fire Review form, is intended to provide a consistent and universally recognised record of what assessments have been carried out on […]
In these times of uncertainty, given the ongoing health situation arising from the COVID-19 virus and potential and largely unknown impacts of Brexit still to hit our economy, financial security is at the top of everyone’s agenda. As a Leaseholder it can be difficult to understand where the money you pay your management […]
Buying your first home is an amazing milestone and one that you’ve probably been anticipating for years. However, you must be considerate about your purchase. Instead of letting your deposit burn a hole in your pocket, be practical during your house search and you’ll find the best investment for your budget and needs. Here are […]
We’ve had some fantastic feedback from our Valuation & Survey customers recently. Our entire Surveys Team work tirelessly to ensure all customers have the best customer experience, and turnaround is as fast as possible. We’ve pulled together just a few 5 Star reviews from the past week… EXTREMELY GRATEFUL [Feedback for] Emily […]
It’s officially Spring and with this new season comes longer, brighter days after a cold and gloomy winter, prompting many people to start thinking about selling their home. Now we’re in April and lockdown restrictions are starting to lift, this also means more freedom to start on those plans to move. Therefore, if you’re planning […]
There are numerous house price indexes covering the property market in the UK. Here we provide a snapshot of the latest data for our region, the wider economy and take a look back at how prices have changed.
It’s a common fact that spring is generally seen as one of the best times to sell a property. This is due to the bright daylight and increased sunlight hours, which make your home more visually appealing, in addition to people having more time on their hands and clearer schedules to be flexible for house viewings. Here are our top three tips for preparing your property for sale this spring.
A bid to save leaseholders from bills to remove cladding has been defeated in parliament.
From 1 April, all landlords in England must follow new rules to help improve tenant safety.