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Live-in Guardians is the market leader in vacant property protection providing both substantial savings and peace of mind to property owners, whilst offering affordable accommodation to key workers and young professionals in prime locations.

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The real cost of squatters

We recently took over a building which had previously been squatted. The owner incurred the following costs...

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What people are saying about us...

Matt, Guardian LIG

Many thanks for everything you guys did for us. We had a great time living there.

Frank Montanaro, Managing Director Noble House Properties

In recent years we have employed Live-in Guardians Limited's services to safeguard buildings which have been pending refurbishment or disposal or awaiting planning permission. This has not only helped us reduce our costs, including a significant reduction in our empty property rates, but given us our peace of mind that our buildings are protected and safe.We would recommend Live-in Guardians Limited's services to anyone that might be interested.

Oliver Wolfryd, Director Project MET

We employed Live-in Guardians Limited services to safeguard our building in WC2 which was vacant awaiting planning permission. This has not only helped us reduce our costs, including a significant reduction in our empty business rates (over £100,000), but given us peace of mind that our building is protected and safe. From the initial appointment of Live-in Guardians, they offered an innovative and cost effective approach to vacant property protection. We found all Live-in Guardian staff and guardians helpful, responsive and a pleasure to deal with. Without hesitation, we would strongly recommend the service Live-in Guardians has to offer based on our own positive experience.

James Schindler, Director Londonewcastle

We at Londonewcastle have found Live-in Guardians to be responsive, reliable and proactive in resolving any issues that have arisen during the course of their appointment.The nil management fee that Live-in Guardians offers ensures that we, the client, receive a very cost effective solution, especially when compared to other alternatives on the market.Live-in Guardians have ensured that our building is both protected and safe from squatters and vandals and most importantly, they have saved us over £100,000 in relation to our empty rates liability.

Gary, Guardian LIG

Thanks for everything, it was such a great experience living at Willow St. You and Arthur were great landlords and it's gona take a bit of getting used to not being with the Live-in Guardians. Good luck with everything, I hope all goes well with the new properties.

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The true cost of an empty property

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How live-in property protection could help you

If you are looking for a security solution to protect your empty commercial property, you might be inclined to go down the traditional route. Security guards and security systems are the most common methods of keeping a property safe, and so they are often a property owners first choice. However, just because they are the popular choice does not mean they are the most affordable or effective security option available.

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Who Benefits from Live-in Property Protection?

Live-in Property Protection is a simple, modern and effective way of protecting vacant properties that comes with a range of benefits. Empty commercial properties can cause several unique problems, for not only the owner of the property but also the wider community.

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Affordable accommodation for graduates

Students across the UK benefit from a wide range of discounts to make their time studying more affordable, including cheaper rent and a lack of council tax. But once you've graduated and moved into working in your chosen field, things become more expensive and it can be harder to find affordable rental accommodation.

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Guardianship: An affordable short-term accommodation solution

Finding affordable rental accommodation in London or Manchester can be challenging, especially if you're looking for something flexible or with a short lease.

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