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Mark Ollier

Investigating the Leasehold Housing Market

Posted by Mark Ollier on June 20th 2019 in MOVING HOUSE .

On the 11th June this year the Competition and Markets Authority or CMA announced an investigation into a potential breaches of Consumer Protection law in the Leasehold Housing Market.   The concerns raised by the CMA include a potential miss selling of leasehold properties, and potentially onerous and unfair contract terms in relation to ground rents, service charges, fees charged for consents and licences, and other charges relating to leasehold land.   This is all part of the governments wider commitment to review the residential leasehold market.   Responses are to be submitted by the 12th July 2019.