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Being the owner of a leasehold retirement appartment.for

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being the owner of a leasehold retirement appartment.for which i pay communal
charges how can i ask for means of
checking that annual charges are reasonable
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 8 months ago.

Hi,

Under the terms of your Lease, you should be entitled to see a copy of the yearly service charge accounts. These accounts set out how much money has been spent and on what items. Unless you are a Building expert, it may not be possible for you to know for sure that any costs incurred are reasonable, but by the same token, the Freeholder/Managing Agents are only entitled to charge each resident for any costs properly incurred by them.

I hope this helps you, but please let me know if you require any further clarification.

Kind Regards

Al

Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 8 months ago.

Hi, can I assist you any further? Al

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