The risks of a vacant property

Properties lie vacant for many reasons: waiting to be sold or to gain planning permission, for redevelopment or because the owner is overseas. Keeping a vacant property safe and secure is vital to protect the investment especially after considering the risks linked to vacant property.   These risks, such as malicious damage, squatters and structural damage […]

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The benefits of housesitting

Housesitting is becoming more popular nowadays and the reason why is because there are many advantages by doing so. We all can’t wait for that feeling that only a good holiday gives us but a common question many of us need to answer and can provoke stress is what to do with our pets when […]

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Empty property in London

We all know how expensive is to find a place to stay in London but what is less known is that, in 2017, the number of empty properties in England has risen for the first time in a decade (Homes&Property) and, in 2018, London has reached more than 20,000 houses and flats that are empty […]

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Security Towers

Security Towers are a valid solution to the major risks that can arise when a property is vacant, which are vandalism, asset stripping, arsonists, thieves, potential squatters and so on. Ad Hoc Property offers this solution which can be implemented as quickly as possible and does not require any ground work or infrastructure requirements. The […]

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How to improve empty property security

When a property is empty, there can be several problems related to its security such as vandalism, squatter occupation, asset stripping, fly-tipping, along with the impoverishment of the surrounding area because of all these issues. For all these reasons, it is very important you understand the risks and take action in order to improve empty […]

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Why property guardians are good for community

Property Guardians are a new model of protecting and reusing empty buildings that has been introduced in UK since 2000s. This solution allows owners of vacant properties to reduce their rates providing at cheap price to people that can’t afford private rents or that want to save some money. In return Property Guardians will occupy […]

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Void management of empty properties

In the last years big companies, multinationals and the government itself are facing the issue of void management, having a lot of houses and buildings left empty for a certain amount of time that weigh on their financial statements. Since this June local councils have the power to double council taxes on dwellings left empty […]

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Temporary accommodation in London

Finding temporary accommodation in London at reasonable prices has become very challenging for many people. Due to a large demand for dwellings in the English capital, in the last few years housing market has increased its prices dramatically, forcing many people to leave the city, settling in the surroundings. New Pwc (PricewaterhouseCoopers) research shows that […]

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How to recover business rates on empty properties

Since 1990, when they were introduced, business rates have represented substantial part of costs that weigh on every business activity, and they’ve been very used by the Government, being a “non-distortionary” tax. A big issue is represented by empty business property, left vacant for some period, on which companies don’t have to pay rates only […]

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Wireless Smart Alarms

In the last few years Wireless Smart Alarms have improved a lot and more and more people have adopted these security systems for their houses or their industrial estate, instead of traditional wired installations. Ad Hoc Property can help protect your property with Wireless Smart Security Alarms to protect from any theft, vandalism and squatters, […]

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