Category: Property management

26 October 2021 | Property management

How guardianship can complement Temporary Accommodation

Housing homeless families is rightly a priority for local authorities. But Dot Dot Dot guardians can be a helpful addition to communities and council’s regeneration plans, explains CEO Peter Brown.

How our green-fingered guardians give their homes ‘kerb appeal’

While property security, social impact and making good use of an otherwise wasted asset are the main reasons people come to us, keeping buildings cared for aesthetically makes a big difference to property owners, neighbours and to the guardians themselves explains Dot Dot Dot founder Katharine Hibbert.

All handbacks great and small: achieving vacant possession

In this month’s blog, we discuss the process of achieving vacant possession, and take a look at some of our most recent handbacks in Shoreham-by-Sea, Lewisham and Whitechapel. Although diverse in size and type, the process we follow to mitigate risks, review our processes and achieve vacant possession is the same, and each project is awarded the same care and attention to detail that we demonstrate throughout our work.

21 May 2021 | Property management

Counting the costs of empty properties

Many property owners focus on the lost rental revenue when calculating the cost of an empty building, but, says Dot Dot Dot chief executive Peter Brown, there are many more savings to be had when using property guardians.

20 May 2021 | Property management

On the ground: Regeneration schemes and gradual decants – build and flex

Director of Services, Mark Ackroyd, explains how tailored workflows and a flexible long-term approach can help our clients to achieve their goals.

20 May 2021 | Property management

Working with property developers across the country to care for empty buildings and the communities around them

This month, we explore how our experience of working with different types of building and a diverse client base has given us the knowledge to best support our clients, not just in their vacant property needs and redevelopment plans but in stakeholder relationship building and fulfilling their CSR objectives.

Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association announce partnership in Bromley

Outside of Bromley building in the sunshine

Former sheltered housing in Bromley is to become the base for a group of property guardians who volunteer in the local community, thanks to a new partnership between Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association. The first guardians moved into Robert Whyte House at the end of last week. They will aim to keep the… Read More

16 April 2021 | Property management

On the ground: How we work in regeneration schemes and gradual decants

In this month’s ‘On the ground’ blog, we look at the way that guardianship can support projects that involve large numbers of flats or houses as they are decanted across a regeneration or refurbishment project.

16 April 2021 | Property management

What does property guardianship free you up to do?

Woman smiling at camera

CEO Peter Brown explores one of the benefits of property guardianship: freeing up our clients to spend their time on their other priorities.

19 March 2021 | Property management

Keeping to (ISO9001) standard

Three members of Dot Dot Dot sit around a table in discussion

CEO Peter Brown explores how renewing our quality management system in line with ISO9001 standards ensures that we consistently meet our customers’ needs, and that our services have a clear standard which we strive to achieve every time.

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