This Guidance Note looks in more detail at the role of the managing agent of the landlord against whom right to manage is being claimed.

Managing agents who become aware that Right To Manage (RTM) is about to happen on a scheme which they manage need to be proactive in ensuring a smooth handover once the RTM claim has been accepted.

Covering Topics

  • Overview
  • The Timeframe For RTM
  • Matters To Discuss With The Landlord
  • Costs/Fees Of RTM Process
  • Preparation Before The RTM Handover
  • Contractor And Contractors' Notices
  • Handover Of Uncommitted Service Charge Monies
  • Handover Of Records
  • Arrears Of Service Charge And Ground Rent
  • Approvals After Handover
  • What If The Landlord Does Not Cooperate With The Managing Agent About RTM?
  • Further Information

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