How to guides

How should I deal with post for the landlord or the previous tenants?
Unfortunately some landlords and tenants fail to set up post redirection services when they vacate the property and the new tenants end up receiving some po...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 7:40 PM
How do I calculate the potential utility costs or the council tax at a property I want to rent?
Utility Costs: Utility costs vary from property to property and depend heavily on your usage. Water costs tend to be between £20 and £60 per month dependin...
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018 at 1:47 PM
How do I get a replacement Post Box Key for my apartment in Parkhouse Court
If you are renting a property in Parkhouse Court and you do not have a post box key then you need to do the following:  You must look inside your post b...
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018 at 8:29 PM
How to get a parking permit for Parkhouse Court
The parking permits at Parkhouse Court are managed by the Block Management Company - Ian Gibbs Estate Management. To apply for a parking permit you need...
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 at 1:06 PM
What should I do if I lose my keys or get locked out?
If you lose your keys or lock yourself out of your property, then it is your responsibility change the locks or get your keys replaced at your expense (chec...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 10:15 AM
What should I do if a window/glass door is broken at my property?
If a window or glass door at your property is broken then it is usually your responsibility to get it repaired or replaced at your expense (check your tenan...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 10:18 AM
COVID-19 - Support available to tenants
It is really important that tenants do whatever they can to pay the rent that they owe. Most landlords are normal people like you and me. They aren't r...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 1:29 PM
How to pay your rent on time
Paying rent on time is extremely important. Landlords rely on receiving the rent on time in order to pay the mortgage on the property, the related costs suc...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 2:46 PM
Preparing your property for winter
There are a number of issues that become more difficult to deal with as the winter weather sets in. The aim of this guide is to help you prepare and deal wi...
Wed, 2 Dec, 2020 at 3:42 PM
How to deal with pests at your rented property
St Albans (incl surrounding areas): Pest control issues are not uncommon, especially when living in a city centre property. Wherever your property is lo...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2020 at 4:39 PM