News & Updates

News & Updates

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Lessee Unable to Sell Due to Unclear Contract

June 25, 2015

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A lessee was left with a contract that led to them being unable to sell their home. An ambiguous and unclear clause in the contract stated that the leaseholder did not have the right to the common area in the property, based in hackney. This meant that the lessee couldn’t pass over the common land […]

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Neighbour from Hell

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Cannabis Factory on Ground Floor of Flat A client got in touch after their neighbour converted their ground floor flat into a cannabis factory. The client was understandably concerned, as the criminals would have continued to utilise the property for illegal means, which was attracting undesirables to the Walthamstow property, affecting the local residents and […]

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Storm Damage

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House Left Without Roof After Storm A client got in touch with us after a heavy storm caused significant damage to the roof on their property. This resulted in rain entering the Walthamstow building, causing health hazards and significant discomfort. There were also significant issues with the structural integrity of the building, making the building […]

Leaseholder wants to take management of the property

Leaseholder Wants to Take On Management of Property

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“I want to be more involved in the decisions concerning the management of my block.” We were approached by a client who wanted to be more involved in the decisions concerning the management of their block of properties in Bethnal Green.   Some of the leaseholders had become frustrated with the standards of workmanship of […]

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Tenant Required Permission for Works

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“I want to add an extension or change the layout to my rented property” A leaseholder consulted us as they wanted to make structural changes to their rented property in Hackney. They were not aware that they required permission from the landlord before carry out such works. All works are subject to approval and permission […]

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Resident Seriously Concerned About Mould in Her Building

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A resident of a Leyton property contacted us with serious concerns regarding mould in her building. She was concerned that there were serious problems with the building which were causing health hazards. There was particular concern that the building has rising damp. There was evidence of a moisture issue in the smell in the building, […]

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Old Building Safety Hazard

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An old building did not comply with health Fire Order 2005 and Building Regulations A tenant of a Streatham property got in touch with concerns that their building was not adequately complying with fire safety regulations. This property had been poorly managed by the previous managing agent and the landlord had not put the required […]

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Listed Building Conservation Compliance

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  “Our building is dated and we want to modernize however any major renovation is protected by the English Heritage “ A client contacted us in July 2013 requesting our services for the project management and procurement of renovations for their listed buildings. The project involved the complete renovation of their grade II listed building […]

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Building on the Move- Risk of Collapse

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Leaning building in Royal Docs was put straight after concerned landlord made contact with our team. In July 2012, a concerned landlord got in touch after concerns that the premises were going to collapse. The premises, located in Royal Docks, London, E16, is a Victorian end-of-terrace property. It has been converted into two self-contained flats […]

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Urgent Maintenance Work Delivered

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Block of flats in urgent need of major works. Achieved Residential Property Upper Tier Tribunal. A block of flats in Walthamstow, London were in need of major works after landlord neglected to maintain the buildings for over 12 years. Complex Project to a Tight Budget It was clear that if major works were not carried […]

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