Model example of how to fight inflated insurance costs Leaseholders have been given a model example of how to fight excessive insurance costs following a tribunal victory against the Regis Group. Jeremy Peachey, a chartered surveyor, challenged the £13,000 insurance cost at a 30-flat site in Northampton where the freehold is owned by the Regis […]
Excellent article in the Eye:
“Snakes and cladders” is Private Eye’s headline revealing Vuillard Holdings Limited as the latest landlord with Grenfell cladding on site. Owned by shy proprietors David and Patrick Kennedy, it owns the freehold of Victoria Wharf, two sites Limehouse in East London, where leaseholders have so far “been forced” to pay £165,000 for fire wardens. LKP […]
Roger Southam, the chairman of the Leasehold Advisory Service, has appeared in the newspaper Private Eye again this week (erroneously referred to as a satirical magazine by mainstream newspapers, which more closely resemble satire). The article concerns the complaint by the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership that his role conflicts with his professional interests in leasehold property […]
Private Eye today published reports of the legal challenge to the “scandal” of lease extension valuations mounted by chartered surveyor James Wyatt. Wyatt, a former head of valuations at John D Wood, is urging the adoption of a more mathematically robust method to value short leases: that is leasehold properties, usually flats, that have less […]
The satirical magazine Private Eye has featured Peverel’s name-change today. Referring to previous reports on Peverel as see “Eyes passim ad nauseam” it treats readers to a resume of Peverel’s recent unfortunate history. “FirstPort may turn out to be LastResort for the troubled management company,” is the pessimistic conclusion.
Satirical magazine reports OFT price-fixing stooge Glyn Jackson back at work at a Peverel managed site Private Eye today reports the LKP story of OFT price-fixing cheat Glyn Jackson being re-employed at a Peverel site. Jackson, whose company went into liquidation and so avoided an OFT fine of £35,700, is back at work at the […]
This week’s issue of Private Eye, the satirical magazine, has reported the Dennis Jackson forfeiture case, in which Leasehold Knowledge Partnership has been involved for the past six months. Headed “Grabbit and grab some more”, the article compares Jackson’s travails through the courts with the never-ending Jarndyce v. Jarndyce in Bleak House. The main point […]