January 22, 2019

Archives for July 2017

Elim Court: If you want right to manage, this is how NOT to go about it

Elim Court in Plymouth has escaped from its right to manage debacle by the skin of its teeth, having been led to near ruin by right to manage facilitators. After having had its right to manage application turned down in the lower tribunal (freeholder’s costs: £10,000) and then thrown out by the upper tribunal (freeholder’s […]

4% of McCarthy and Stone earnings come from ground rents

The announcement yesterday by Sajid Javid, Communities Secretary, that he is to ban the sale of leasehold houses and reduce ground rents on new properties to “as low as” zero resulted from months of work by the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership. It will have a marked effect on McCarthy and Stone, according to an article in […]

Goodbye, Carlex. Hello, Better Retirement Housing

Not without sadness, the trustees of the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership have decided to close the website of the Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation. It has been replaced with a new site called Better Retirement Housing, www.betterretirementhousing.com This site includes all the news archives and comments of the old website. We had been feeling for some […]

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