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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 42


11:48 AM, 14th October 2020
About 6 months ago

Service charge - Who is liable?

Even if it is his responsibility I'd jump at the chance for him to have nothing to do with it. Anything he does will only be charged back to you anyway, because as a leaseholder you're liable for common areas upkeep & repair cost, along with any additional markups / commissions / "managing fees" % for the job, by him and/or his fleecing managing agents. Get it in writing that he has no interest in upkeeping the area & gives you full autonomy, anything you do will then be your choice and your price. Bonus that it's only for your flat's use.... Read More


12:40 PM, 21st August 2020
About 8 months ago

11 Leaseholders in service charge arrears?

If you're on Facebook then look for the National Leasehold Campaign group, there are a lot of leaseholders going through all sorts of issues and you may be able to get some good advice from someone in a similar situation.... Read More


17:05 PM, 30th June 2020
About 10 months ago

Expensive insurance due to sensitive 3rd party information?

This is such a typical complaint - managing agents loading insurances & using their own company to ensure buildings. I've been looking into my own excessive charge today. They really are sods.

Join the NLC group and you'll see this and many other complaints re the leasehold system , hopefully get some help with any other issues that you may be having. Read More


11:12 AM, 27th April 2020
About 12 months ago

Call for council tax relief on empty landlord properties

Has anyone happened to have dealt with Merton Council in this regard?... Read More


15:18 PM, 5th March 2020
About A year ago

Freeholder charging £36k for a new roof for my BTL Flat!?

Contractor: £26,000, ask them if a portion of this will be a kickback to them, as a thanks from the contractor for using them.... Read More