UPDATE April 22: Dispute settled. More here UPDATE April 13, 18.29 LKP / Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation “As mentioned in the court documents which you referred to, Black Cube should be described as a creative intelligence agency run by a group of “ex-Israeli intelligence operatives” or “IDF (Israel Defense Force) intelligence’s veterans”.” Black Cube […]
The Leasehold Knowledge Partnership has won the Best Online Editorial at the LSL Property Press Awards 2013 staged in central London last night. The award was presented to Sebastian O’Kelly, of LKP, by veteran broadcaster and journalist Andrew Neil, who edited the Sunday Times for 11 years. In handing over the award Neil said the […]
Tonight’s Dispatches programme on retirement leasehold was a brilliant example of television journalism that was extremely damaging to both McCarthy and Stone, and to Peverel. It is excellent that Peverel’s disgraceful treatment of the pensioners at Strand Court, Rye, has been given a wider airing. Read original story here or search Strand Court on this […]
The long awaited Dispatches documentary last night, Property Nightmare: The Truth About Leasehold, was an excellent and welcome overview on the issues facing leaseholders. The best part of it was the report on the plight of those leaseholders who have bought ex-local authority properties but where the block is still run by the council. Profligate, […]
Ahead of tonight’s Channel Four Dispatches documentary on leasehold, ‘Property Nightmare: The Truth About Leasehold’ (C4 8pm), The Times today quotes Sebastian O’Kelly, of the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership, saying that there is “industry-wide fiddling” in the sector. “Leasehold gives some of the worst spivs in property the opportunity to make money by making the lives […]
Staggering £420,000 award at City Heights, Nottingham The story of how Neil Healey and residents from City Heights in Nottingham managed to get back £420,000 of over paid charges. The management was Solitaire / Peverel Group.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-30/brothers-nabbed-in-bungled-u-k-bank-probe-sue-for-457-million.html The above YouTube features Melissa Briggs, of the LKP, interviewed in March 2012 on Radio 4’s MoneyBox Live