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I’m selling my property. Can my landlord charge a fee for answering pre-sale enquiries?

Usually, the buyer’s solicitor will send questions for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so. They may charge a reasonable administration fee for answering the questions.

Any administration charge demanded by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of leaseholder’s rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the charge is not payable.


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