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Protecting Vacant Properties in Central London

03 November 2022

At Live-In Guardians, we provide a modern solution to property security in London through Property Guardianship.

Property Guardianship is a recent trend in the property industry, and more and more people are starting to see the benefits of this type of security.

If you're thinking of utilising Property Guardianship to protect your London property, read on. In this post, we'll go over the basics of Property Guardianship and what you need to know before signing up.

So, what are Property Guardians?

A Property Guardian is someone who has entered into an agreement to live in a building or part of a building that would otherwise be empty, for the primary purpose of securing and safeguarding the property.

Guardians are primarily there to secure and safeguard a property. Keeping a property occupied deters would-be intruders from targeting the building and helps to reduce the potential of squatting. Guardians, however, are not expected to deal with potential threats or put themselves in confrontational situations. If issues arise, or criminal activity is suspected, Guardians can report the problem to our dedicated team straight away. We will then deal with the problem quickly and professionally.

If you have a vacant commercial property you will need to find a way to protect it. You could hire a security guard, but that's going to be expensive, and it's not very sustainable. You could also board up the property and leave it empty, but that can often attract unwanted attention.

So, what do you do? Call us at Live-In Guardians, and we can secure your property with our Guardians. All our Property Guardians are pre-vetted to ensure they are reliable and dependable. Guardians act as stewards of your property, helping to keep it safe and looked after while it isn't in use for its intended purpose. Our Guardians are people who understand the Guardianship model and want to help us protect commercial properties.

What types of properties are suitable for Property Guardianship? First, there are commercial properties. These tend to be large buildings that are empty for long periods of time, and they can be a challenge to manage and protect. With Property Guardians in place, you can rest assured that your building is being watched over and taken care of.

Second, there are residential properties. These can be anything from an entire block of flats, to a large house and like commercial properties, they can be a challenge to manage on your own. By utilising Property Guardians, owners get peace of mind without any of the hassle.

For more information on securing your property, click here.

Live-in Guardians was created in 2010 and has become the UK’s leading guardian company for vacant central London properties. We were established to provide a reliable and commercial solution to the problems created by empty properties. Through Property Guardianship, we provide a modern solution to vacant property security, that can help property owners to protect their investments in a cost-effective way.

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