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    Unreasonable Service Charges

    Hi all,

    Apologies if this has been discussed previously, but I've recently inherited a leasehold property that has incurred a service charge of £610 for a 6 month period.

    I'm fairly certain that this is unreasonable for the level of maintenance involved and have asked the management company to provide a list of costs that make up this total.

    If their answer is unsatisfactory, what action can I take to lower this cost?

    Many thanks.

    Wrong forum. Please re-post on LONG LEASEHOLDS.
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