£100 Ground rent 23 days late; £48 fee. Is this fair?

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    £100 Ground rent 23 days late; £48 fee. Is this fair?

    Received letter stating late payment fee added to £100 bill. Apparently first letter sent in Feb for bill payment 1st April. Reminder letter sent after this. Letter dated 24th Aoril to say that fee has been added. I have not received any correspondence until now. Never paid late before, nor had any issues. Late fee letter sent ground rent company with threat of solicitor but only on letter headed company paper. Paid the £100 immediately when I got the letter but have contested the fee as it seems excessive.

    Any thoughts?

    Stay tight lipped and see if they come after you for it.

    Freedom at the point of zero............


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