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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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Is the right to manage (RTM) company responsible for chasing service charge arrears from before it took over management of the building?

No. From the date it acquires management responsibilities the RTM company becomes entitled to demand service charges. The landlord will therefore remain responsible to collect the arrears unless the RTM company has otherwise agreed with the landlord to act as the landlord’s agent to collect them on behalf of the landlord.

You are likely to require the services of a solicitor and a managing agent.

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