Get rid of your Freeholder - Claim your right to manage
The start of the New Year is a good time to plan change and reassess your finances. It's a time when you want to take control of your life and not bury your head in the sand with regards to your job, social life and your property. We all know how to apply for a new j...Read More
Get rid of your Freeholder - It's all in the management
Mary-Anne Bowring, creator of www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk explains how to get your properties management company to change the managing agent. Last time we talked about claiming your right to manage, this being the way to oust the Freeholders current managing ...Read More
Unravel the leasehold maze
Whether you are a first time buyer, downsizing or wanting a city pad, understanding the leasehold can be confusing. Mary Anne Bowring, creator of www.leaseholdersupport unravels the jargon. So, you have seen the flat you want, it caters for your needs, it's positi...Read More
In your own hands
If you live in a leasehold block of apartments and are frustrated by poor managing agents, with the help of Flatie your worries could be over. The brainchild of Ringley, one of London's top managing agents, Flatie is a fun cartoon character that represents the 4.5...Read More
Flat owners get free management tools
www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk is promoting a range of free management tools to help flat owners through basic processes such as Leasehold Extension and how to claim the Right to Manage. This one-stop-shop of resources written by surveyors and property managers breaks ...Read More
Housing downturn reduces prices of lease extensions
Extending your lease in a falling market is cheaper as the property value is taken into account during a lease extension valuation according to The Ringley Group. This cost reduction presents an investment opportunity for leaseholders to add value to their property a...Read More
Make the most of it
Mary-Anne Bowring, Managing Director of Ringley, one of London's leading Managing Agents, and a Governor for the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) advises how to make the most of the economic downturn by adding value to a leasehold property. With p...Read More
Holding Firm Mary-Anne Bowring unravels the jargon behind buying a leasehold property
Around two million people in UK don't actually own their property. Instead, they have bought the right occupy their homes as lessees. If you're looking to move into a flat or property in the heart of a city, it's a near certainty that you'll be a tenant, so it's a wi...Read More
Flat owners get a lease of life with new support service
A new online solution www.leaseholdersupport.co.uk is to be launched at the Autumn Ideal Home Show (6 15 October 2006 Earls Court, London, stand no: T37). Written by surveyors & property managers for the consumer, Leaseholder Support is the brainchild of The Ringle...Read More
New law gets Resident Management Companies off the hook
According to online property solution provider, leaseholdersupport.co.uk, 60% of small flat management companies who are failing to comply with the law will be let off the hook with the introduction of the new Companies Act 2006 which comes into effect on 1st October...Read More
Freehold Purchase Seminar (6-14th Oct, 2006) Leaseholders in small blocks of flats not only have the right to manage their own blocks, they are also able to collectively purchase the freehold, adding value to their homes.
Leasehold Extension Seminar (6-14th Oct, 2006) Leases are getting shorter and loan to value rations are being affected. Lenders are relucant to lend on a short lease property. Subjects covered include: extending lease, tracking down a relucant or absent landlord and adding value to home.
The Right to Manage Seminar (6-14th Oct, 2006) The freeholder would generally manage your block of flats at a cost to you. In 2002 it became possible for leaseholders to claim the right to manage their own blocks without having to prove fault in the feeholder or the managing agent. Find out more from Mary-Anne Bowring.