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2016-03-21 We have talked in previous blogs about Scanlans Property Management ARMA-Q accreditation, and about being members of ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents), but what does this mean for residents, leaseholders and Directors of Residents Management Companies? ARMA was founded in 1991 to se... read more

2016-03-15 People living in flats experience more fires than people living in houses.  However, a fire in a flat is no more dangerous than a fire in a house. The best protection from fire is prevention.   As your managing agent we complete fire risk assessments and take steps to prevent fires i... read more

2016-03-07 As we swiftly move through 2016, we have been inundated with rain, and as property managers we are working hard to ensure that this doesn’t cause you problems or affect your home. Part of our maintenance routine ensures that all gutters are inspected before winter to check that they are not b... read more

2016-02-29 What happens when there is an emergency on site?   From 9 to 5 you would be able to call your property manager, and if they were out of the office another member of the team would be able to help.     But what happens if it is 10pm, you are in the lift and it stops?  You st... read more

2016-02-16 The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) was launched in 2002 and provides a professional qualification in property management available to those working within the industry. One of the Institutes aims is to raise standards in property management, as well as providing opportunities f... read more

2015-09-18 The video below shows three different fire doors tested under the same conditions to highlight how crucial it is that the correct fire doors are installed.     Door A is incorrectly glazed Door B is correctly glazed and insulated Door C has an ordinary letter plate and no in... read more

2015-09-15 At Scanlans we are supporting fire door safety week to raise awareness of the importance fire doors and how crucial they are as a first line of defence against a fire.  During research carried out by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme, the five most common fire door faults were identified as: ... read more

2015-09-03 Back in December of 2014, the Competition and Markets Authority published its market study findings regarding residential property management services.   Having been launched in March 2014 this unique study investigated the sector to make recommendations for improvements.   Incl... read more

2015-07-31 With the weather seemingly brighter, is summer finally here?!  Our thoughts in the office are turning to barbeques at the weekend with friends, but what do you do if you live in a flat, can you still have a barbeque? There are lots of products on the market giving you the opportunity to make t... read more

2014-12-08 We recently received a call from one of the residents at a development that we manage, complaining about rubbish that had been dumped outside the bins stores.  This is something that happens quite often at a number of sites we manage, and the cost for removal is included within the service cha... read more


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We have talked in previous blogs about Scanlans Property Management ARMA-Q accreditation, and about ...Read More

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People living in flats experience more fires than people living in houses.  However, a fire in ...Read More

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As we swiftly move through 2016, we have been inundated with rain, and as property managers we are w ...Read More

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