Property Asset Management

When a property is in our care, we provide much more than just security.

We can support the landlord or asset manager with a wide range of planned and responsive / emergency services – nationwide. We take the headache out of managing property portfolios by providing a one-stop-shop for all maintenance, repairs and facilities management. As part of our property asset management services we also ensure compliance with your property insurers policy conditions for vacant property.

Catering for both ‘hard and ‘soft’ FM property services we can deliver:

  • Lock changes & keyholding
  • Cleaning & clearance
  • Pest Control
  • Call handling property enquiries
  • Safe-start certification for new tenants including:
    • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)
    • Gas Safe Certification
    • Legionella Testing
    • PAT Testing

We are among the leading and most trusted property asset management companies in the UK. With our help, asset managers can benefit from our proven supply-chain and economies of scale on a project-by-project or contract basis.

Bespoke service programmes

We can tailor works packages to meet any requirement for residential or commercial property. Example packages are below:

1. Lock Change & Services Isolation – To comply with unoccupied property insurance policy conditions

Lock change up to 3No locks – BS standard, like for like or 5-lever sash. If Padlocks used minimum of 50mm Combi-locks. Drain-down and isolation of utilities Ensure all locks which are fitted are to a British Standard for security and insurance
Change the patio door locks wherever possible – if not fit top and bottom bolts
Change locks to garages and outbuildings where possible or alternatively fit hasp padlock
All letterflaps screwed shut
All domestic water & central heating systems are fully drained down
All ball valves are propped/tied up thereby preventing refilling of tanks
All internal and external taps remain open.
All systems clearly labelled indicating drain down and stating that the systems should not be reinstated
All gas, water, electricity, oil feed stop taps switched off
Meter readings taken
Quotation for major clearance to be submitted
Room-by-room photographs of property
Full report submitted


2. Statutory gas and electrical testing

Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) – 5-year Test & Inspect Initial distribution board inspection – Commercial property – Frequency – Every 5-years or at beginning of each new tenancy C1 – Danger present. Risk of injury. Immediate remedial action required
C2 – Potentially dangerous, urgent remedial action required
C3 – Improvement recommended
FI – Further investigation
Attend site and certify electrical distribution board.
C1 & C2 rating to provide quote for remedial work
Upload certificate on client portal within 5-working days
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Up to 15 appliances at same time as EICR
Gas Safe Certification – per boiler Frequency – Every 12-months or at beginning of each new tenancy Upload certificate on client portal within 5-working days. Cost for replacement parts etc to be agreed on site
Legionella testing Frequency – Every 12-months or at beginning of each new tenancy Upload certificate on client portal within 5-working days
Gas Safe and Legionella – conducted as the same time As above As above


3. Pest control – Emergency response & planned preventative visits

Rats 3 Recommended number of treatments. Fourth attendance may be required dependant upon infestation
Mice 3 As above
Squirrels 3 As above
Stored Product Pests TBC As above
Ants 1 As above
Casual Intruders 1 As above
Cockroaches 3 As above
Wasps 1 As above
Bees 1 SEP carry out treatment as a last resort. Refer to BPCA guidelines on bee treatment & contact Bee keeper where necessary
Textile Pests TBC
Fleas 1
Bed Bugs POA
Feral Pigeon Shoot 1 Two man team

Interested? Contact our experienced and friendly team and we can have your property secured in hours.

Call 0330 088 1973, email or fill in the form and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Secure Empty Property provide a complete service to ensure compliance with unoccupied property insurance policy conditions and legislative requirements. This might entail lock changes and isolation of utilities together with statutory gas, electrical and legionella testing and pest control.

Minor emergency work can be instructed such as roofing or fence repairs following storms or vandalism.

Secure Empty Property only charges on services delivered either on a planned cyclical basis like pest control or one-off emergency responsive works.

Clearance and recycling of waste or fly-tipping can be provided on a quote-and-order basis depending upon the materials and presence of hazardous waste.