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Resident Information

Welcome to our Residents Area, where you can find out about your lease, our services and more.

You'll probably find the answer to most of your questions here, but if not, don't hesistate to contact us.

  • Selling your Shared Ownership Home

    If you own a percentage of your property, you should notify us straight away if you want to sell. There are conditions in your lease which must be adhered to and you will require our consent to any sale of your property. Read more...

  • Selling Up - 100% Owners

    If you are a 100% owned leaseholder, there are still requirements contained within your lease with regard to selling your property. Under the terms of the lease, the requirements must be adhered to in order for Riverside Home Ownership to grant consent for the transfer to the new owner, known as the 'lease assignment'. Read more...

  • Buying More Shares

    You can buy more shares in your home from us, known as 'staircasing'. 

    For example if you currently own 50%, you can staircase up to a 75% or even 100% share, depending on the terms of your lease. If you decide to increase your share of ownership, contact us right away. Read more...

  • Sinking Funds

    Some of our developments have a 'sinking fund' in place for major repairs, renewals and replacements, in addition to the cyclical repairs fund. We manage monies on behalf of residents at the development where the lease requires us to set up a sinking fund, into which residents must contribute when they sell their property. Read more...

  • Home Improvements

    If you wish to carry out major improvements or alterations to your home we need to know about them first, before you order any work or begin any jobs. This is a requirement under the terms of your lease, and requires written permission from us. Read more...

  • Buildings Insurance

    Riverside Home Ownership has responsibility to arrange and provide buildings insurance cover on leasehold properties under our management. The insurance is provided as part of The Riverside Group's block policy. Read more...

  • Change of Name

    To change the names on your lease, for example if you have married or separated, or if you want to add or remove a name, you need to speak to us first. Read more...

  • Remortgages

    If you wish to remortgage in order to borrow money against your property or if you are changing mortgage provider, you will need consent from us. Read more...