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How to get sued and make money
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the Leasehold system Following the announcement of the Leasehold...
Levelling the playing field in the heavily rigged leasehold system
Alan Draper, Managing Director of Common Ground Estate & Property Management, attended last night’s All...
Listed buildings redecoration programme begins at St Georges Park
A programme of maintenance work has started this September on one of Common Ground’s flagship...
Common Ground launches new website and brand refresh
Common Ground Estate and Property Management has unveiled its new website which was established as...
Anger as Government ‘waters down’ leasehold reform
The Government has taken a backward step after climbing down on a commitment to end...
Government pledge to shake up leasehold system welcomed
A leading campaigner for leasehold reform has welcomed Government plans to radically change the system...
William takes the reins at thriving property business
Property management firm Common Ground Estate and Property Management has promoted William Beauchamp to become...
Common Ground MD is awarded Fellow Rank
Common Ground Estate and Property Management is pleased to announce that Managing Director, Alan Draper...
Can you trust managing agents?
Well that’s a provocative title but let me give you some context. This article explores...
The parallels between managing agent contracts and the 1922 committee
Before her resignation, it was widely known that, under Conservative party rules, Liz Truss couldn’t...
Battle continues against ‘feudal’ leasehold system
New legislation designed to end ground rents for new residential leasehold properties has been welcomed...
Our code of ethics ensures a fair deal for leaseholders
Our code of ethics ensures a fair deal for leaseholders Common Ground has set up...
Celebrations as office move marks new milestone for property firm
Property management specialist Common Ground has moved to a new office as it continues its...
Top Tip for dealing with the heat…….by a professional koala bear
Long before I set up Common Ground, I lived in Australia for a year and...
London calling for fast-growing property firm
Property management firm Common Ground is continuing its rapid expansion after opening a London office....
New fire regulations hailed as a victory for common sense
New regulations governing the fire safety of multi-storey and multi-occupied residential buildings have been welcomed...
Accreditation from LKP will boost Common Ground’s fight for leaseholders rights
Property management firm Common Ground has strengthened its campaign for leaseholders’ rights by attaining accreditation...
Covid ‘not an excuse’ for poor management as property firm expands
Despite the pandemic, rapid growth is continuing at Common Ground Estate and Property Management with...
Property management firm creates jobs as expansion continues
A property management company is expanding as it opens a new office, recruits staff and...
Expert backs call to protect leaseholders from dangerous cladding costs
A property expert has backed calls by an MP to protect leaseholders from being forced...
New contracts prompt expansion for property firm
A property management firm is expanding following a clutch of new contract wins. Despite the...
Expert welcomes abolition of leasehold charges
Sweeping changes to property law which will see the abolition of charges for leaseholders have...
Common Ground Covid strategy
We hope you’re all safe and well. With the continued outbreak of COVID-19 (Common GroundCoronavirus)...
Property buyers urged to beware of ‘draconian’ law which could threaten their future homes
Potential owners of new-build homes could find themselves unable to secure a mortgage thanks to...
Ban leasehold says Oxfordshire property management expert
Leasehold should be banned and replaced by a system where people can own their flat...
Developers should pay for poor workmanship to avoid another Grenfell
Developers and building owners should be held financially accountable for poor building standards. That is...
Common Ground’s Alan Draper wins Institute of Residential Property Management Wratislaw Legal prize
Common Ground Estate & Property Management Ltd are delighted to announce that founder and managing...