BBL Team Attends ARMA Ace Awards 2017!

It’s not all work here at BBL. The team let their hair down this week at the ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents) ACE Awards 2017, rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in the property industry. There’s no substitute for face-to-face networking! You can see a few photos from that evening in the

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How To Be The Perfect Candidate

Is there such a thing as the perfect candidate? Perhaps not, but in our experience you can get a whole lot closer to perfection by following a few simple, but golden, rules. We’ve spoken to a range of employers that we work with regularly to get their views on what makes the ‘perfect candidate’ in

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What Are Your Salary Expectations?

So you’ve spent hours preparing for your interview. You’ve brushed up on your knowledge of the Party Wall etc. Act, the latest measurement standards and your valuation matrix technique, but have you missed something crucial? An interview won’t all be about your skill set. There’s one big elephant in the room and many interviewers will

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How To Become A Chartered Surveyor

The journey to becoming a Chartered Surveyor is a long and arduous one, but if property is your thing – it can be well worth your while. Chartered Surveyors in the UK earned on average £54,839 in 2016, with RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) qualified members earning £12,000 more than their unqualified counterparts. So

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