Properties, such as apartment blocks, that have units owned by different people usually have body corporate agencies that oversee the management of the property. Such body corporate entities are usually contacted for approval in case one of the owners wants to alter a common property, such as a section of the lawn. This article discusses some of the questions that body corporate managers may consider before granting your request to modify commonly owned segments of the property.
Retirement homes are ideal for seniors living in big houses, especially since they may find it harder to maintain them like before. But despite the attractiveness of independent living retirement homes, many seniors refrain from this decision because of common misconceptions about them. This guide debunks some misconceptions you may have about moving into independent living retirement homes. Losing Independence By Living In Retirement Homes Many seniors refrain from moving into retirement homes because of their mistaken belief that they will lose their sense of independence.
Some tenants can prove to be more troublesome than others. If you've decided to hire a property management company to handle the tenant finding process for your investment property, you'll naturally want them to do everything in their power to find you the best possible renter who's unlikely to give you much trouble. This guide helps you with the types of tenants you'll want your property manager to avoid at all costs.
There has never been a simpler way of detecting and diagnosing a range of building problems than using thermographic inspection devices. Energy auditors and home inspectors regularly use thermography for reliable, instant and accurate building diagnosis to deal with many building problems like moisture problems, detecting thermal defects, and air leakage in homes. Types of thermographic devices The home inspector or energy auditor may use the following thermographic inspection devices to ease their work:
If you live in an old house that was built perhaps before the 1980s, then you are likely to find asbestos in some parts of the house. Some of the possible places you will most probably find the asbestos include the ceiling, wallboards, wall plasters, and floor mastics among other places. These materials were used in construction because of their fire-resistant and insulating properties. However, the materials will only be harmful if tiny asbestos fibres become airborne during such activities as repairs or renovations.
Hi, my name is Molly. I have been a property owner since my grandma died when I was eighteen, and I inherited a rental property. Over the years, I have managed that property very successfully, and about ten years ago, I started adding to my collection. While I would definitely say that the investment property game is not a get-rich-quick scheme, it can make lucrative money. To help others who are interested in getting into the game, I have decided to start a blog. Here, I am going to share insider tips, experiences and ideas. Get comfortable and feel free to explore!