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Want to take over the management of your building?

Our E-Learning platform has modules for leaseholders looking to manage their own building using a RTM company.

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Can I sublet my retirement flat if I can’t sell it?

The terms of your lease will determine whether you can sublet your flat. If your lease allows you to sublet, it may have conditions attached to it. Most retirement properties will limit the category of persons that you can sublet it to e.g. you can only sublet to over 55’s. Some leases may require you to get the landlord’s consent before subletting and your landlord may require you to pay a consent fee. The reasonableness of a consent fee can be challenged as an administration charge at the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).

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