Either a first-time investor in the real-estate market or just too busy to take care of your own properties you will find yourself on the lookout for the services of a property management company. To make sure everything runs smoothly from top to bottom, from the lease to the next bid on your property make sure the property maintenance in London you pick to manage your properties and buildings is experienced enough to work with your assets and to increase your property's value.
There are five things you should keep track of to make sure you have the services of an efficient property maintenance company.
First of all such companies are required to have a total quality assurance program to provide you with high-quality maintenance services all day long, the entire 24 hours of it. The best way to make sure you receive that kind of service from your maintenance company install a pay per task program, which is far more motivating than the common pay per hour system.
Your second concern should be inspections and feedback towards the maintenance staff and the maintenance company workers.
As such, perform daily or weekly spot checks to keep the employees well performing and consistent in their job fulfillment. For a greater impact, you can even take pictures and insert them in their paychecks along with the praises or ranting towards their work.
Third of all make sure you set tight deadlines for even the smallest tasks in your property maintenance schedule. Each task is registered either in a property management software program or in a calendar and pinpointed a time for completion.
The payment for that particular task is approved only if the response is given within a certain time from the completion of the task. That will ensure that you have the most up-to-date view of your property management tasks and progress.