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Changing Managing Agents

A guide to changing managing agents and ensuring a smooth handover

ARMA self-service library offers guidance to leaseholders. We would recommend that you view the documents available to see if they can assist.

If they do not, or you require further information then please contact the Leasehold Advisory Service at They are a government funded body who are able to assist you and they provide free information, initial advice and guidance to members of the public about residential leasehold. They are independent and impartial and all of their advisers are legally qualified.


Posted: 16 / 07 / 2014

Updated: 16 / 07 / 2014

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This Advice Note looks at situations where a landlord, Residents Management Company (RMC) or Right To Manage Company (RTM) has decided to change managing agent.

When this happens, the outgoing agent needs to handover the management of the block to the new agent. Its important to ensure this process is a smooth as possible so the block can continue to be managed successfully and effectively.

A lot of the information in this Advice Note is also relevant to Right to Manage situations.

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