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    Good block managers in North London

    There seems a desperate need for places to review and discuss the performance of block managers. These are reasonably rare contracts and it is almost a total black box -- with the only real information on the marginal cases that end up at Tribunal.

    Anyone who knows of good managers (or even OK managers who are not crooks) in North London, please Private Message me. Please.

    Why has nobody set up a website reviewing these companies? I would have thought that so long as it stuck to the facts it would be pretty risk free (Tribunal cases, issues arising, fees, sample contracts). We live in a society that at the same time has a massive flux of unwanted information, but at the same time it is increasingly impossible to get details about things even about outright crooks.

    #2
    Excellent idea, lets extend the thread to any managing agents recommended by leaseholders, I suspect that the list will be short. The Leasehold Knowledge Partnership lists a number of "accredited" managing agents but I would not go anywhere near one of those listed and I have no personal knowledge of most of the others.

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      #3
      Good block managers is an oxymoron! And the LKP accredited list is a joke - we have sacked 3 of the companies on it.

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        #4
        Originally posted by AndrewDod View Post
        but at the same time it is increasingly impossible to get details about things even about outright crooks.
        I disagree, it's very easy to find information on the bigger crooks.
        I have pm'd the name of one company based just North of London of whom I have experience both as L/H and F/H.

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          #5
          A website that allows companies to be named for misbehaving , soon gets targeted by hackers. One such websites was " the truth about solitaire "

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            #6
            The LKP list includes an agent which has had the following comments by a Tribunal “monies held by the agent are not secure”, the agent “showed questionable understanding of the Lease and the RICS code” and its fees “were unreasonable, relating to quality and cost”.

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              #7
              Do not have Preside Managed Properties manganese your block - have had 3 years of Tribunal trying to get rid of them. They are dishonest and incompetent .

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                #8
                ....Typo manage your block.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by eagle2 View Post
                  Excellent idea, lets extend the thread to any managing agents recommended by leaseholders, I suspect that the list will be short. The Leasehold Knowledge Partnership lists a number of "accredited" managing agents but I would not go anywhere near one of those listed and I have no personal knowledge of most of the others.
                  Email us. We always take up complaints about our accredited managing agents.

                  Looks like our friends in the sector are busy bravely slagging us off behind anonymous accounts.

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