Jonathan Samuels

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 5th October 2021


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Jonathan Samuels

18:19 PM, 8th October 2021, About 2 months ago

Excessive charges for licence to underlet

The very long contract says I am required to pay 'reasonable' legal fees to obtain a licence to sublet.

No idea what 'reasonable' is especially considering the freeholders owns the legal firm they are dealing with so have zero interest in keeping costs to a minimum.

Presumably not paying it means they can rule my lease null and void.

No idea what they actually do for £450 as i have a management agent that I pay to get reference and the freeholders solicitors sent me a copy /pasted contract within an hour of me sending them money

I won't name the freeholders but if you google for worst in Britain it will be them :(... Read More

Jonathan Samuels

8:56 AM, 6th October 2021, About 2 months ago

Excessive charges for licence to underlet

Reply to the comment left by Chris @ Possession Friend at 05/10/2021 - 23:44
I had had heard of that but the lawyers involved in my case never seem to lose any case when it comes to freeholder rights which makes me think they know something I don't... Read More

Jonathan Samuels

19:21 PM, 5th October 2021, About 2 months ago

Excessive charges for licence to underlet

Was there ever any update on this?
The freeholder charges me 450 (inv vat) per tenant which just seems a total rip off... Read More