How to handle burst pipe emergencies

June 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

How to handle burst pipe emergencies Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline, discusses how to handle burst or frozen pipe emergencies, plus preventative measures to keep your flat's water supply running smoothly. There is never

Section 20: How does it work?

June 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline, discusses the process of a Section 20 consultation.   If any major or ‘qualifying’ works are required for a block of flats, the cost will normally be recoverable from

Retirement Living and your insurance needs

June 15th, 2020|0 Comments

As family members grow older, it can be difficult to find the balance between maintaining their independence and ensuring they have help at hand when necessary. For most, retirement complexes could be the answer.  

Unoccupied Residential Premises

April 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Evidence shows that unoccupied residential properties are more vulnerable to damage than occupied premises, even if vacancy is only temporary. Poor supervision, lack of appropriate security and a misplaced notion that there is nothing

Why should you be saving water?

April 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline, discusses why is it important to save water in your household. Saving water is something we should all be doing. As a finite resource, it's important that we

What To Do About Noisy Neighbours?

February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Having noisy neighbours can be a nuisance at the best of times. Even worse, it can sometimes be very difficult to manage the situation in a constructive and friendly way. Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of

Flooding: Are you at risk?

February 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

The damage caused by flooding can be catastrophic to your home and business. That's why it's crucial that you are properly covered and know what to do if you ever need to make a


January 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Possibly one of the most controversial subjects in flats insurance is the issue of commission and to whom it is payable. It is no secret that insurance companies pay a proportion of the insurance

How can I keep my insurance costs down?

October 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Is your insurance due for renewal soon? Are you worried about the potential cost this year? Knowing what insurers looks for when calculating your premium is a big step in understanding how to keep

Choosing the right insurance broker

October 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline, explains why choosing the right insurance broker is so important for you. The path to finding the right insurance policies can often be riddled with problems. When choosing the right

Landlord Insurance for property damage and rent.

September 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Landlord Insurance: why do you need it? Landlord protection insurance is, without a doubt, imperative to keeping your property in a secure state. Property damage, whether accidental or malicious, can have a massively detrimental effect

How can we build a healthy community?

September 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline, discusses how we can build a healthy community and how you can handle neighbour disputes. Why is community important? Whether sharing a block of flats, living in a

London Flats Insurance

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

London Flats Insurance Here for you when you need us most London Flats Insurance is an insurance broker which specialises in policies for flats and apartments with over 20 years of experience working in this

Extending Your Lease

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Extending Your Block - The Beginning Belinda Thorpe, MD of Residentsline starts at the beginning with lease extensions.  In the articles to follow you will find lots of information about the process

Health and Safety

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Health and Safety Feature Health and Safety in Your Block Belinda Thorpe, MD of Residentsline looks at the primary concerns for all those looking after buildings.   Health and

Buying your freehold

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Buying Your Freehold Preparation for buying your freehold Belinda Thorpe, Managing Director of Residentsline advises on how to prepare for buying your freehold with the following steps that need to be followed. In many instances