Specialists in Block Flat Management

FMS Estate Managment Ltd specialises in managing the communal areas of private blocks of apartments across the Fylde coast Preston, Cumbria and Merseyside areas.

The involves maintaining standards of repair, cleanliness and decoration in the common parts of the building; placing maintenance contracts for common plant and equipment such as lifts and fire alarms; procuring building insurance at competitive rates; preparing year-end accounts and annual returns; arrangement of Fire Risk Assessments and Health and Safety inspections by qualified assessors.

We also specialise in managing private residential housing developments ensuring grounds maintenance is retained at high standards.

FMS is part of the Vixus Property Group

What does FMS do?

We are able to take over all those responsibilities normally shouldered by the Resident Management Company Secretary, Treasurer and Directors to carry out the following:

  1. Carry out site inspections
  2. Organise and follow-up repairs, service contracts and other property agreements
  3. Reply to all correspondence from solicitors, owners and estate agent enquiries
  4. Check that all owners abide by the terms of the Lease
  5. Collect outstanding maintenance arrears and Ground Rent (if applicable)
  6. Ensure that the contracts with gardening, window cleaning and general maintenance are up to date.
  7. Arrange Building Insurance at competitive rates.
  8. Arrange competitive quotes for cyclical and day to day works.
  9. Create and maintain a maintenance program in accordance with the budget
  10. Prepare year end accounts in preparation for Accountants
  11. Arrange Shareholders Meetings.
  12. File annual records with Companies House

In all, we would provide an administrative, professional and technical support facility, producing the information and services required by the leaseholder to ensure that the management of the developments runs smoothly and efficiently, that leaseholders individual property investments are protected and enhanced. We ensure that the resident management company complies at all times with all legislation – specifically the Companies House the relevant and Landlord and Tenant Act.