The warmth of the sun on your face. The relaxing sound of the shore and crashing waves. Excited children and happy dogs playing in the sand and surf. You have probably enjoyed family outings to many of North Norfolk’s legendary beaches, but did you know that 26 men lost their lives making them safe for […]
With restrictions being extended for at least another month, at Watsons we continue to do everything possible to keep you and our team safe. We have been following the Government’s sector-specific guidance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and our staff continue to take the safety of our customers and the Watsons team very […]
A bid to save leaseholders from bills to remove cladding has been defeated in parliament.
On 8 March 2021 we mark International Women’s Day. To celebrate today we have been speaking to some of our amazing women, in the Blocks and Estates team for their viewpoints.
The majority of flats and some houses in England and Wales are leasehold. As a leaseholder you have bought the exclusive right to live in your property for a fixed number of years, which will reduce over time from the date the lease was originally granted. Flats and apartments can never be sold with an absolute freehold title as by nature they are built on top of each other and therefore occupy the same area of land.
At Watsons we are a team of dedicated property management professionals, supported by a network of approved contractors and local tradespeople. While we undertake regular site visits and interaction with property owners, residents and contractors, sometimes problems arise that we are not aware of.
Having a nice place to live is something we all want and strive for, and as managing agents Watsons consider this a vital aspect of what we achieve.
Housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, has announced a new £3.5bn fund to fix cladding on high-rise buildings in England and further loans for leaseholders to fix similar problems in shorter buildings, with maximum monthly repayments of £50 a month.
Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has confirmed that the housing market will remain open during the new lockdown in England.
What is the Residential Management Company for? A Residential Management Company (RMC) protects the rights of Leaseholders. Its aims are to manage and administer the common parts for the benefit of all owners. Common parts may include the road, landscaped areas (not in private ownership), bin stores, internal communal areas and structures of any building […]