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How We Transform Vacant Commercial Buildings

12 August 2023

Commercial properties are invaluable assets to business owners. Whether it's an office building, a shop, or a warehouse, your property is at the heart of your business. Therefore, it is important to get the right protection for your commercial property when it becomes vacant.

At Live-in Guardians we convert commercial properties into residential living spaces for Guardians to live in and protect. A Property Guardian is someone who has entered into an agreement to live in 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 eradicate 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.

When owners enquire with Live-in Guardians, we provide a free survey of their property within 24 hours. If the application is successful, we can have Guardians secure the property within days. This means that the building is quickly protected, preventing any damage or loss of property.

Our tried and tested service works by transforming the inside of your vacant commercial building into a fully compliant and safe living space, complete with kitchens and bathrooms. Depending on demand and availability, this process can take as little as three days, meaning there is no window of opportunity for squatters to target your property. Once the property is ready, our chosen Guardians can move in and start providing vacant property protection by living in your property and keeping it safely occupied around the clock. 

Property guardianship also offers flexibility to property owners, as they can take back management of their property with just 28 days notice. This is particularly useful for properties that are only going to be vacant for a short period of time. With Live-in Guardians, property owners can end the guardianship agreement at any time with just one month’s notice. This gives owners complete control over their property.

Live-in Guardians are the market leaders in vacant property protection. Through Property Guardianship, we provide an innovative solution to vacant building security, that can help property owners to protect their investments in a cost-effective way.

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