Leasehold flat - who should pay for buildings insurance valuation?

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    Leasehold flat - who should pay for buildings insurance valuation?

    Hi All,

    As with most things leasehold I am sure i know the answer to this, as it always seems to be the leaseholder pays for everyting however I thought I woul dcheck with the experts first...

    I have aleasehold flat and have just been hit with a portion of a bill for an insurance valuation. I always pay my portion of the buildings insurance but is it my responsibility to pay for the valuation? I have checked my lsease and there is nothing specific regarding insurance valuations and who should pay for them.

    Any advice appreciated.


    Sounds legit, one of the many things a LH building pays for where a private home would use online estimate or get unlimited policy.

    Simple rule of thumb - you pay


      Thanks for the reply. Your rule of thumb seems to be the usual. I just wanted to check if there should be a specific note in the lease to this effect or it if it just generally accepted that a LH will pay for it.


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