Puzzler

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 9th July 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 1102

Puzzler

18:19 PM, 17th March 2022, About 2 months ago

Wear and tear or?

Normally deducted from the deposit, for the carpet you can charge a small amount towards replacement... Read More

Puzzler

21:36 PM, 19th February 2022, About 3 months ago

Older tenant walking aids required?

Outside where? if the flat opens on to the public pavement he can't leave it there. Is there a back garden/yard?... Read More

Puzzler

14:43 PM, 29th January 2022, About 4 months ago

Let to Buy condition on not being Freeholder?

Reply to the comment left by Kent Landlord at 28/01/2022 - 13:49
Nothing that complicated. It's because you can't have exactly the same title on the freehold and the leasehold because you can't have a contract with yourself, it's not a condition but it would be a legal nonsense and cannot happen. I did the exact same thing as you and put the freehold in joint names with a 99:1 split. Just watch out though, there are some lenders who require charge on the freehold as well if you are sole owner of both.... Read More

Puzzler

10:45 AM, 22nd December 2021, About 5 months ago

Can I charge a Management Fee for my essential services as a Freeholder?

Unless specifically permitted in the lease, you can't. Also there is a conflict of interest as you act as trustee for leaseholder funds and you are not allowed to profit from that (unless you are a professional)... Read More

Puzzler

10:26 AM, 22nd December 2021, About 5 months ago

Management Agent Overcharging from 2019?

Someone I know whose director was being uncooperative (no agent) was compelled to look at the records in a third party office. However to make copies they used the camera on an iPad... Read More