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    • Leon12
    • By Leon12 29th Nov 17, 6:11 PM
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    Boiler Repairs Leasehold Flat
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    • 29th Nov 17, 6:11 PM
    Boiler Repairs Leasehold Flat 29th Nov 17 at 6:11 PM
    Hi All,


    Quick question - I am thinking of buying a leasehold flat and have been reading about what leaseholds / leases typically involve but I cant seem to find the answer to one question - If the boiler breaks or needs servicing at the flat I am interested in buying who would be responsible for paying for the work that needs to be done to it? Would that be me or the freeholder?


    Many thanks,


    Leon
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    • G_M
    • By G_M 29th Nov 17, 6:12 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 6:12 PM
    Your boiler.

    You.
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 29th Nov 17, 6:15 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 6:15 PM
    If it's your boiler (serves your flat only) then you.

    NB if a new boiler is required, or if the existing flue arrangements no longer comply with current regulations (flues in voids must be accessible for inspection along their full length) you may need freeholder permission to install a new boiler flue - and that might not be forthcoming.
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    • Leon12
    • By Leon12 30th Nov 17, 11:21 AM
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    • 30th Nov 17, 11:21 AM
    Thanks for the help both - that clears that one up!


    Cheers,


    Leon
    • AlexMac
    • By AlexMac 30th Nov 17, 2:07 PM
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    • 30th Nov 17, 2:07 PM
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    • 30th Nov 17, 2:07 PM
    Hi All,
    Quick question - I am thinking of buying a leasehold flat and have been reading about what leaseholds / leases typically involve ...
    Leon
    Originally posted by Leon12
    Unless you've already answered all of your other leasehold Qs, it might be worth looking at a useful thread about things to (at leasttry to) establish before you commit; my post #6 and others at
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5610194&highlight=service+charge
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