Summary of Rights and Obligations CHANGED from 1st July 2013

As a result of the changes to the Residential Property Tribunal Service from 1st July 2013, the Summary of Rights and Obligations which must accompany all demands for payment needs a revised wording.  For England this is written in full … Continue reading

Can We Complain About the High Cost of Buildings Insurance?

I recently had a request for advice, from a group of leaseholders who were unhappy about the buildings insurance premium their freeholder was asking them to pay. For the purposes of  this article, let us assume there is no doubt the … Continue reading

£50,000 Wasted Through NOT Consulting – Daejan vs Benson

I read an interesting article in News On The Block today – see here. Whilst this is an obvious disappointment for the leaseholders, who have to pay £46,000 each for major works … the Daejan vs Benson case goes to show … Continue reading

Residential Block Management Insurance

A new Which? Money investigation recently showed that many leaseholders face overcharging on their Residential Block Management Insurance premiums by their managing agents. In particular, leaseholders proved to be unhappy that they were overpaying for their building insurance as part … Continue reading