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I live in a terraced house in Wandsworth, which we bought 5
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I am a leaseholder at a property I live in. I live in a ground floor flat. The first floor flat is being rented out by the other owner/leaseholder. Over the last few months I've had some issues with a… read more
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I hold a 1970 year lease with peppercorn rent. The Lessor purchased
I hold a 1970 year lease with peppercorn rent. The Lessor purchased the freehold in 1998, He hates me (I understand this). I hold the two top floors, Freeholder has converted 2 ground floor shops to f… read more
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I HAVE THE FREE HOLD AND MY FLAT IS ON THE FIRST FLOOR. THE
I HAVE THE FREE HOLD AND MY FLAT IS ON THE FIRST FLOOR. THE GROUND FLOOR FLAT BY A LEASE HOLDER. NOW SHE WANTS TO CARRY OUT EXTENSION .SHE ARGUES THAT I HAVE NO RIGHT TO STOP HER AS MY FREE HOLD DOES … read more
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We live in a maisonette with another maisonette right above
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Hi there, I live in the Uk and I am currently trying to sell
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I am the freeholder of a 1920s property that was converted into two flats in the 1960s. I own the freehold for the building and plot of land that the building sits on as well as the leasehold for the … read more
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