Leaseholder

3
Oct

Right to First Refusal (RFR) | Want to buy your Freehold?

What is it?

Right to First Refusal is where qualifying tenants have the right to first refusal to buy their freehold from their landlord where the landlord has expressed an intention to dispose of their interest in the building.

What it means for you?
By law, if you are a qualifying tenant, your landlord must serve a formal notice giving you the option to buy before another buyer is found. They are also required to give you a reasonable timeframe to consider the option.
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2
Oct

ARMA-Q | On it’s way

Did you know that the UK Government does not regulate the leasehold management sector and has no intention to do so in future….

This has lead ARMA (the trade association for companies in the leasehold management sector) to develop ARMA-Q.

ARMA-Q is designed to self-regulate ARMA members by producing standards for members to follow, promoting good practice within the sector in order for you as a customer to benefit.

27
Sep

Service Charges – Summary of tenants’ rights and obligations

Did you know that a “Summary of tenants’ rights and obligations” must by law accompany a demand for service charge.

25
Sep

Maintenance Fees | West Midlands

I had a reminder the other day that Christmas was on it’s way; won’t be long before the shops stock up with everything festive and your bank card is in need of a rest.

Now is an ideal time for you to plan ahead…

Helpful tips…..

… Start by writing a list of items you need to take with you every time you go shopping. Shops spend a lot of time planning displays and offers to make you think you need them when in fact you don’t.

…. Plan your menu for the week, this will help you create your shopping list and only buy items that you know you will use.
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