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Guidance Unpaid estates of deceased service personnel READ MORE HERE: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/unpaid-estates-of-deceased-service-personnel
Hi Guys, has anyone heard of this company?They manage the estate where I live, tidy up the gardens, not front gardens, but communal areas, pick up rubbish out the car park etc.I got a letter off them today because I haven't paid my £42 estate charge, so they have added a £21 admin fee as the cost of writing to me over it. I think this is extortionate. The reason I haven't paid is that the terms and conditions on the back of their paperwork refer to tenants and lease holders, of which I am neither, so I wrote and asked them for a copy of homeowners terms and conditions, which haven't been forthcoming. ThankS Mike
I purchased a leasehold house last year. The purchase/sale was held up by Morgoed Estates because the previous owner had not paid the ground rent (£12 p.a.). I have just paid this years £12 fee, but included with the demand was an offer to buy out the ground rent for £600 (plus a £40 land registry fee). When I emailed Morgoed Estates and told them I thought £600 was a bit ridiculous (it represents 50 yrs worth of £12 payments, I'll be dead long before then!) they wouldn't budge. My understanding is that ground rents of this nature were abolished by the Rentcharges Act 1977 and all of them will cease in the year 2037 (a mere 22yrs from now, I hope to still be alive then). Morgoed Estates say that my ground rent is not covered by the Rentcharges Act 1977 as it is a 'leasehold interest'. Is this just bull or do they know something Google doesn't? I don't mind paying the £12 a year, but I'd rather not have to deal with a company which others have not had good experiences with. Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, it was hard to find the right one