Looking After a Garden – is it the Tenants Responsibility?

Posted on May 18, 2018 at 7:22 pm

Gardens are without doubt a great property feature that it is always going to be nice to have. If a property comes with a garden, it can achieve higher rental values – especially if the property has its own private garden. However, it can be difficult if the tenants aren’t willing to maintain the garden properly. In this instance, whose responsibility is it – the tenants or the landlords?

In general, tenants will be expected to maintain their own gardens. However, this will differ from property to property. Some landlords will prefer to look after a garden themselves to make sure it stays in good condition, which is justification for those higher rental costs. Some landlords may even employ a gardener to look after the garden. In a block of flats, a garden should be looked after by a management company, who will take care of all the communal areas of the building.

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Great items to keep your estate tidy by simple tidying options

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 8:23 am

The range of available gardens and estates to visit in the UK is vast. It’s also a great way to go and visit these areas but also to generate tips and ideas on improving your own garden space and estate managed place back at home. If you are under an estate management charge, which typically rips home owners off with high expenses based on ‘administration fee’s and items that you estate may not actually have, then really you may have to resort to your own management of the garden by keeping shrubs, grass and other garden items tidy for the residents that live near the property.

It would be a good idea to visit garden exhibitions to understand the latest tools and gadgets that gardeners use today to make gardening much easier to what it used to be back about 10 – 20 years ago, otherwise you’ll find yourself spending a lot of time for not much gain.

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Gardening services are necessary for rented properties

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 5:04 pm

For most of the UK there are stringent laws in place to force people to take responsibility for their property. This is so that house prices, other peoples properties, are not damaged by an individuals carelessness. Part of this property upkeep is making sure that the garden doesn’t become so over grown, so as to affect the surrounding properties in a negative way. Having somebody present in a house who is always willing to manage their garden isn’t always realistic. For instance, in the millions of properties where the residents are renting, having somebody who is fully invested in the property there all of the time isn’t possible. In these instances, the responsibility may well fall ultimately on the landlord of the property. For landlords, having an effective gardening service is a priority. It can help to stop potentially contentious issues from arising with the neighbours, as well to improve the value of the property that they own, so that they can charge more for the property.

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