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Investment announced to remove unsafe cladding. 10 February 2021

Housing Minister Robert Jenrick has today, 10 February, announced the UK Government"s
further plans to remove unsafe cladding by investing an additional £3.5 billion.

Jenrick promises that the funding will ensure leaseholders in England in high-rise
buildings above 18 metres will bear no costs in order to make them safe.... Read More

10 Interesting facts about the month of February. 01 February 2021

1. The name of February comes from the ancient Roman purification festival of Februarius which took place on February 15.

2. The Anglo-Saxons called it "solmonath" (the month of mud or wet sand).

3. In the French Revolutionary Calendar, introduced in 1793, part of February was included in the month known as Pluviôse (rainy).... Read More

News On The New Help To Buy Scheme 2021 28 January 2021

These are difficult times for anyone hoping to get on the housing ladder. The pandemic has made getting mortgages more onerous, while house prices have been climbing – the average cost of a property in the UK reached a record high last month.
But there may be some hope for first-time buyers in England with the latest version of the government"s help-to-buy scheme, which is aimed solely at them, offering a different level of help depending on where you want to buy.... Read More

Government announces rise in new homes built last year. 28 January 2021

Figures published in January 2021 show a 111 per cent increase in house building in England from July to September 2020 compared with the previous quarter. Data for the same period also show a quarterly rise of 185 per cent more dwellings completed.
The statistics published on the UK Government website show 35,710 houses were started during the third quarter of 2020, while 45,000 homes were completed during this time.... Read More

Winter Weather precautions. 21 January 2021


Here are some tips to reduce the risk of damage to property as areas of the nation are set to see further warnings of more inclement weather to come. Damage caused by the escape of water from frozen pipes and other equipment can be extremely costly in repairs and disruption.... Read More

DLR Extension. 19 January 2021


TFL has secured funding to carry out more work on plans to extend the DLR from Beckton to Thamesmead.

The current proposals are for a new station be built in Beckton, with a bridge over (or tunnel under) the Thames to a new station in Thamesmead.... Read More

Lockdown 2 04 November 2020

The Property Management Team will be working remotely from Thursday 5th November until 2nd December in line with the Government"s 2nd lockdown restrictions

During this period you can email any query to: management@ableestates.com and the correct person will respond to you direct.... Read More

Lockdown 2 04 November 2020

The Property Management Team will be working remotely from Thursday 5th November until 2nd December in line with the Government"s 2nd lockdown restrictions

During this period you can email any query to: management@ableestates.com and the correct person will respond to you direct.... Read More

Hello October! 06 October 2020

HELLO OCTOBER!
Summer is well and truly over, and the colder weather has arrived.

LANDLORDS we recommend that you get boilers serviced before we get into winter, to try and prevent any expensive breakdowns.

TENANTS please switch on your boiler to ensure it works before its needed 24/7

Property Management 01322 405050 option 1... Read More

Hello October! 06 October 2020

HELLO OCTOBER!
Summer is well and truly over, and the colder weather has arrived.

LANDLORDS we recommend that you get boilers serviced before we get into winter, to try and prevent any expensive breakdowns.

TENANTS please switch on your boiler to ensure it works before its needed 24/7

Property Management 01322 405050 option 1... Read More

Hello October! 06 October 2020

HELLO OCTOBER!
Summer is well and truly over, and the colder weather has arrived.

LANDLORDS we recommend that you get boilers serviced before we get into winter, to try and prevent any expensive breakdowns.

TENANTS please switch on your boiler to ensure it works before its needed 24/7

Property Management 01322 405050 option 1... Read More

Suspension Of Evictions Extended 08 June 2020

The government has extended the suspension of new evictions in England and Wales until 23rd August. The extension announced by the Housing Secretary takes the moratorium on evictions to a total of five months.

Where tenants have/are experiencing financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic, the government is clear that Landlords and Tenants should work together and exhaust all possible options such as flexible payment plans which take into account a tenant"s individual circumstances to ensure cases only end up in court as an absolute last resort.... Read More