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Do I have to pay my service charge?

Do I have to pay my service charge?

If you have purchased a flat in England and Wales then, as part of that process, you will have signed a lease (if you bought a new build) or signed a deed of covenant transferring the obligations of the lease of the property to you so, ostensibly, yes you do. That said, the party producing […]

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Do I Have To Pay My Ground Rent

Do I Have To Pay My Ground Rent

Ground rent Ground rent is a payment to your landlord that might be included in your lease. It is different from a service charge in that it is income to the landlord (essentially renting the land upon which your property sits). The landlord doesn’t have to provide a service in return and they are subject […]

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A guide to service charges

A guide to service charges

What are Service Charges? Service charges are payable by the leaseholder to the landlord (or their agent) for the services the landlord is obliged to provide under the terms of the lease. Your lease will determine how your service charge is calculated and what it can be used to pay for. Typically, this will include […]

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Other charges applicable to leasehold properties

Other charges applicable to leasehold properties

Administration Charges The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 introduced rights relating to administration charges. These are defined in the 2002 act as ‘an amount payable by a tenant as part of or in addition to rent, which is payable directly or indirectly for: the grant of approvals under the lease or applications for such […]

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I own the freehold of my property. Why do I have to pay an estate charge?

I own the freehold of my property. Why do I have to pay an estate charge?

Estate charges on freehold properties In a private estate, it is common that the homeowners of freehold properties must pay a contribution for the upkeep of the communal areas on the estate. The communal areas may simply be private roads; but they can also include landscaped gardens, electric gates, street lighting, refuse areas, sewage pumps […]

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