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My son is a first time buyer and is in the process of buying
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I am looking for some help with a title deed which is
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Joshua
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We are currently midway through buying a new home. The
Hello, we are currently midway through buying a new home. The property was originally a detached house however 2 years ago the vendors built an adjoining 3 storey extension. The extension comprises of… read more
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Dear Sir/Madam I would like your comments on my present problem. We
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hi there I am buying a property that is currently leasehold
hi there I am buying a property that is currently leasehold with share of the freehold. the building has been split into three 'flats' (including the one I'm buying). two of the flats are the traditio… read more
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Stuart J
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I sold my leasehold flat 13 years ago. I had a share in the
I sold my leasehold flat 13 years ago. I had a share in the freehold (50%). I have been contacted by Solicitors acting on behalf of another owner of my old flat to say that the share in the freehold s… read more
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Combining 2 flats to one free hold house with mortgages We
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We are being asked by mgt company to pay lease charge on property
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I have a title deed defect in relation to the inability to
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my dad sold his house 4 yrs ago and split the proceeds 3 ways..my
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Ive been approached about purchasing the Freehold that I own.
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I bought my flat in 1986. it was a leasehold with 92 years
I bought my flat in 1986. it was a leasehold with 92 years on the lease given that the original lease commenced in 1979 for 99years. in 1998 I bought the freehold. it is a converted 1900's terrace hou… read more
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Good morning. I own one of four maisonettes in a block but
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My father owns the freehold to his house but only the leasehold
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i live in a leasehold maisonette, but also own the freehold
i live in a leasehold maisonette, but also own the freehold of my property and of the maisonette bellow I have very good relations with my neighbour, and we have discussed the possibility of selling/s… read more
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I own the freehold on my Ground floor flat, the garden is currently
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