If you were a leaseholder, you’d want to know that your building was in safe hands and being managed efficiently. Although some landlords may choose to manage the building themselves, it’s common for them to use a professional management agent instead.
If you’re looking for a customer focused role in the lettings industry, then block management may be for you. Consisting of both field and office-based roles, simply put, it involves managing communal areas of multi-unit residential portfolios. Those involved in block management will usually deal with a similar range of tasks, including the collection of service charges and ground rent, and the supervision and implementation of any work that needs to be carried out on the property.
Managing multiple blocks of flats requires a wide range of skills, as well as time and dedication. If you want to succeed in block management you’ll need to have good knowledge of legislation, health and safety regulations, basic accounting and building construction.