Richard Adams

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 27th September 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 450

Richard Adams

16:56 PM, 3rd May 2021
About A week ago

What does 118 mean?

Well if Mark does not reveal the answer we'll never know. What is so secret about it anyway?... Read More

Richard Adams

17:23 PM, 1st May 2021
About A week ago

What does 118 mean?

Reply to the comment left by Badger at 01/05/2021 - 10:08
Thanks Badger. I simply don't remember how I hooked up to join the West Brom action. Certainly I was not a Property118 member/subscriber. I reckon only Mark can say why it is named as it is. I've got serious memory fade about it. What did you say your name was?!... Read More

Richard Adams

14:16 PM, 28th April 2021
About 2 weeks ago

What does 118 mean?

I cannot remotely recall how many of us joined the West Brom action so ably masterminded by you Mark but thought, probably entirely erroneously, that there might have been 118 of us. Property118 was established shortly after the successful outcome was it not? Disregard this comment if it is off the wall!... Read More

Richard Adams

13:49 PM, 25th April 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Majority of leaseholders consider service charges unfair

Reply to the comment left by Gracie at 25/04/2021 - 13:42
You are dead right that it can be difficult but it can be done and someone often must take the lead in galvanizing others. The alternative is to sit back and take it on the chin. Good luck in having a go.... Read More

Richard Adams

13:16 PM, 25th April 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Majority of leaseholders consider service charges unfair

Reply to the comment left by Chris at 25/04/2021 - 11:14
Depends on what you mean by "most". In my limited experience as a leaseholder I have put my head above the parapet twice and been able to become a Management Co director and thus influence what is needed to be spent and be answerable to other leaseholders. I have once sacked Man Agents, appointed by the Man Co not the freeholder. Latter is provided for in the lease. I have no knowledge of situations like you describe where the freeholder appoints Man Agents and leaseholders are denied input. If they doubtless exist as you say then anyone considering buying a leasehold property in this scenario should perhaps decide not to.... Read More