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February 14, 2020

Christmas Competition 2019

Our annual Christmas competition for 2019 saw 8 houses enter. What a great opportunity it was for housemates to band together and have a good meal and a drink, some familiar faces and in fact some winners from previous years. In 2017 there were only 4 entrants and as such we decided to crown them all […]

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January 6, 2020

Protected: Lettings Executive & Property Manager – Now hiring

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December 5, 2019

Office Closure 20 December 2019 to 2 January 2020

The office closes over the festive season from Friday the 20th of December 2019 and will re-open on Thursday the 2nd of January 2020.

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July 25, 2018

Open up a lounge – Craven Avenue Takeover

In July 2018 we had the unique opportunity to take over a property from a competitor who had fallen into arrears, and likely bankruptcy at some point. They hadn’t paid their landlord in over six months and had been neglecting the property for quite some time. It is a large ten bedroom house and by […]

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April 10, 2018

Hainault Road – First household (2nd Kingdom House)

Leyton Park Road (E10, in Leyton) was our second Kingdom Houses, and the first one that I (Dawid) got involved with launching. The landlord is a lovely gentleman named Joe and was always good about repairs, and very reasonable. The house was a 3 bed 2 reception that we ended up running as a 5 […]

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April 9, 2018

Repairing Sash Windows – Avoiding permanent damage

London has sash windows all over the place, and many of these are either costly to replace or impossible to replace. On the one hand you could be look at thousands of pounds to replace the original wooden sash windows with new UPVC or metal windows, and then on the other you could be limited […]

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March 19, 2018

Supplies – May 2010

A blast from the past, I found this video dated May 2010. This is back when we were much smaller (5 houses? Maybe less), we had a small Fiat Panda bought from new on a Hire Purchase Agreement and used it for everything. As we do now, we did a monthly run every month to […]

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January 5, 2018

Are you an Angel?

Have you ever been so efficient, so beloved, so benevolent that your tenants frame you as an Angel. Give you the highest honour and put you on the Christmas tree /s. Me neither, I’m sure I am up there for other reasons (perhaps that I’m always coming across that I am an angel that can […]

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January 4, 2018

Christmas Competition 2017

Our annual Christmas competition for 2017 saw only 4 houses enter, which is plain silliness when you consider we a prize for a large, medium, and small house. Your chances of winning are 75%, even without making much of an effort that’s great. Well this year we saw some really cool photos and some glamorous […]

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September 4, 2017

Get a DASH CAMERA

If you drive, get a dash camera. Really honestly get one. One of our vans has recently been in an accident (not able to disclose too many details as still in claim phase) and let me tell you without the dash camera footage Kingdom Houses would have been assumed at-fault. They would assume this because […]

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