Service charges include all costs incurred in maintaining statutory and routine communal services to a development and its grounds.
This includes planned maintenance, responsive repairs and maintenance, administration & professional fees, and reserve funds. Service charges are assessed and charged to leaseholders by the freeholder or their representatives.
The ways in which service charges are invoiced and collected are set out in the lease.
Invoices must include reference to lessees’ rights and obligations.
Butlin Property Services provide clear, itemised service charge assessments based on a comprehensive budgeting system