(If you’re looking for some hints and tips for improving your CV, this isn’t the blog for you. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to find one sooner rather than later, then read on). It’s a new year, a new start, time to make some decisions for the long-term benefit of
Whether you are an employer looking for a new block manager or you are a block manager looking for a new employer, you have a potentially important decision to make. You’ll ask yourself: Do I put my eggs in one carefully chosen basket or do I spread my risk? In other words, do I instruct
These days, I am not convinced that residential property managers know what they want from an employer. Larger, smaller, traditional, ambitious, new builds, period blocks, office-based, site-based, home working… There is a vast array of managing agents out there yet property managers don’t necessarily do their due diligence, so they don’t always make the right
Even the most industrious block managers with their heads down will have heard of build-to-rent by now, perhaps by its abbreviation BTR, the trendier B2R or even the American term ‘multi-family’.
I decided to write a blog about PropTech and its implications for property managers and their employers. So to get a sense of what property management was like before the Landlord & Tenant Act 1985, I asked some PMs with grey (or no) hair for their recollections. Some of it was unprintable but here are
The managing agent industry has, of late, been complaining of a shortage of competent and committed block property managers. At the same time, employers want property managers who can hit the ground running and that means they need to come with block management experience.
You might think it is odd for a block management recruiter to encourage property managers to persevere and to make the most of where they are. And that is against a backdrop of a lack of quality candidates searching for new challenges. Let me explain. When companies are growing fast and there are plenty