Leasehold Management

Who we are

CJ City Properties Ltd is an independent Carlisle based company offering a leasehold management service throughout Cumbria. We have been involved in the letting and management of property for over 20yrs and pride ourselves on our personal, professional and efficient service.

Local Choice

If you are dissatisfied with your existing Managing Agent, tired of running it yourself or wish to consider a local alternative we are more than happy to meet and discuss your specific requirements. For scheduled or unscheduled property maintaince our sister company, Carlisle & County Property Services Ltd provides a wide range of specialised local contractors who we trust to deliver a good, punctual and economical job.

Clients

Builders/Developers: you’ve built it; you’ve sold the units and now want to move on. We can manage the development, run the maintenance contract and in the right circumstances offer to buy the freehold.

Resident Management Companies

If you own your freehold but want a professional company to manage the property and run the day to day maintenance contract, while advising on current legislation; you should contact us for a no obligation review of your property and what we can offer you.

Right to Manage

CJ City Properties Ltd is available to advise interested residents on recent legislation which has given tenants of leasehold properties the right to participate in the management of their property.

The Service

Typically our service covers the following:

FREE initial survey for planned maintenance
Arranging periodic inspections of the building by a surveyor
Assessment of maintenance costs to be charged to leaseholders
Sending leaseholders service charges
Sending demands for ground rent (charge applicable to freeholder)
Receiving, recording and banking leaseholders’ payments
Keeping comprehensive books, records & files for the freeholder
Preparing figures for annual accounts for the accountants
Distribution of annual accounts to lessees (accountants fee to be charged if applicable)
Answering enquiries for Energy Performance Certificates
Dealing with solicitors’ queries (charge applicable to solicitor)
All health and safety precautions eg CAWR
Making records available for inspection by lessees (extra charge may apply)
Monitoring service contracts made with other professionals (extra charge may apply)
Dealing with lessees’ enquiries and possible complaints (extra charge may apply)
Issuing Consultation Notices to leaseholders (extra charge may apply)
Enforcement of covenants in the lease (extra charge to apply)
Drafting licences/consents (extra charge to apply)

Fees

We like to agree a fixed fee for the year in advance for the service designed to meet your specific needs

What To Do Now?

If you are interested in CJ City Properties Ltd taking over the block management of your property please contact us on 01228 592211 or via info@crawfordj.plus.com. to arrange a meeting to discuss your needs.

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