Gracie

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 16th July 2016

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leaseholder looking for fairness


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 64

Gracie

22:52 PM, 21st February 2022, About 3 months ago

Can I make a stand by stop paying ground rent or service charge?

Xiaolei how did you get on?
After a few requests to the MA I would have followed their complaints procedure - generally useless but they are necessary steps to then escalate to whatever bodies they subscribe (eg ARMA) (generally also useless) but you then have paved the way to FTT - First Tier Tribunal.... Read More

Gracie

21:27 PM, 20th January 2022, About 4 months ago

Should I hang tight on lease extension?

No point in rushing to renew now, but if gov hasn't made the adjustments to marriage value in the next 4.5 years (-ish), which is possible, I would start the formal process. The request (I forgot the process number / name) stops the clock, provided it's issued correctly. So the more research you do now & ensure that you know exactly who & where to issue the request, the later you can leave it to issue it, when the time comes (just in case the gov is close to final decisions)... Read More

Gracie

9:46 AM, 11th July 2021, About 10 months ago

Have I been scammed into Leasehold?

What were your plans with this property, to live or or ret?
You need to wait 2 years before you can buy the freehold - (the best option) or extend the lease (2nd option but will be able to reduce the ground rent to a peppercorn) So I'd suggest you refurb asap, let it, start earning money, & in 2 years you'll be able to take action. Hopefully in that time, the ground rent issues that the government is currently limiting to new builds will roll our to private freeholders too. Unfortunately you have learnt the hard way how auctions work.... Read More

Gracie

14:40 PM, 10th July 2021, About 10 months ago

Have I been scammed into Leasehold?

I signed up & accessed the pack, I can see the freeholder is the council, no MA info, did you get paperwork other than what is available online?... Read More

Gracie

14:12 PM, 10th July 2021, About 10 months ago

Have I been scammed into Leasehold?

Andrew do you have the details of the landlord, and the managing agents? (I can't access the pack as I'm not registered for auctions)... Read More