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Information for our Customers: HomeGround Closing Times – Christmas and New Year festive period

We take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to all our customers in advance of the festive season, and for the new year to come. Please note that HomeGround’s office will close at 4.00pm on Friday 23rd December 2022 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Our Customer Telephone Contact phone lines will reopen at 10:00 am on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

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HomeGround Fee Review

We are currently reviewing our fees in line with the current economic environment. Any changes to our fees will take affect from 1st January 2023 Transactions in progress as at 31st December 2022 will be charged at the 2022 rate.

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Does your property qualify for protection under the Building Safety Act?

Recent changes brought about by the Building Safety Act and the associated regulations may provide some leaseholders with protections against costs arising from certain building safety related costs, in some circumstances. A deed of certificate, in the prescribed form set out by government, needs to be completed to determine if you are eligible for the protections...

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Adriatic Land 3 Limited agreement with Redrow Real Estates Limited

For Leases granted by Redrow Real Estates Limited that were acquired by Adriatic at Crawford Building, London E1 and Kingston Riverside, Kingston-Upon-Thames KT2 We are pleased to confirm that, following an agreement between developer Redrow with Adriatic, Adriatic will offer to remove rent review clauses from 210 leases at Kingston Riverside, originally granted by Redrow with rent review clauses doubling more frequently than every 20 years (Doubling Clauses). Adriatic will also vary the overriding lease owned by Redrow at Crawford Building to permit them to vary those residential underleases held under their lease which contain Doubling Clauses.

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Adriatic Land 3 Limited and Abacus Land 4 Limited agreement with Miller Homes Limited

For Leases granted by Miller Homes Limited that were acquired by Adriatic at Silsoe and Abacus at Fairfield Drive We are pleased to confirm that, following an agreement between developer Miller Homes with Adriatic and Abacus, Adriatic and Abacus will offer to remove rent review clauses from 3 leases at Silsoe and one lease at Fairfield Drive respectively, originally granted by Miller Homes with rent review clauses doubling more frequently than every 20 years (Doubling Clauses).

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HomeGround appoints new Head of Asset Protection

We are delighted to welcome Gary Crook, who has joined the HomeGround team as Head of Asset Protection, a department that brings together the professional resources within our existing Estates Management, Fire and Building Safety teams.

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Voluntary Undertakings by Adriatic Land 3 Limited with the CMA

For Leases granted by Countryside Properties at Highmead (aka Silverpoint), Edmonton N18 We are pleased to confirm that, following an agreement between developer Countryside Properties, and Adriatic, Adriatic has entered into voluntary Undertakings with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), to offer to remove rent review clauses from 119 leases at Highmead, originally granted by Countryside with rent review clauses doubling more frequently than every 20 years (Doubling Clauses), including where these had been replaced with reviews linked to the Retail Prices Index (RPI).

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HomeGround employee scoops IRPM Exam Award

As part of our commitment to professional and personal development across our team, we give all our staff access to a range of external training and development opportunities, including studying for recognised professional qualifications as members of industry bodies such as the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM)...

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Building Safety and Funding Agreement for the remediation of unsafe non-ACM cladding systems

We are pleased to announce that just before Christmas, HomeGround, as part of a cross-industry group of stakeholders reached an agreement with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) on the terms of the Grant Funding Agreement (GFA) for the Non-ACM Building Safety Fund

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