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We own a freehold title of land which contains two roads,
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Hello We recently (July 2013) purchased a leasehold flat
Hello We recently (July 2013) purchased a leasehold flat within a building of 3 flats above a commercial unit on ground floor. Before selling the properties, the freeholders had the communal areas red… read more
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The executor of the freehold of my building (of three flats)
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myself and my parter own a detached house converted into flats
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I live on the ground floor of a 4 flat, Victorian house. (lets
I live on the ground floor of a 4 flat, Victorian house. (let's call it Flat A) and it is a leasehold. The owner of the whole freehold lives in the third flat (Flat C). He is disabled and wants to buy… read more
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how much to convert a property i own outright from leasehold
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I am a leaseholder small block, roughly 100 years left on an
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We have just purchased the freehold (building, including one
We have just purchased the freehold (building, including one flat) and were advised (professionally) that we would own the structure including the external walls (for which we are responsible). On rea… read more
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Am I legally bound to insure my leasehold flat of which, I am the Landlord, if so, must it be a specialist Landlord insurance?… read more
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We are hoping to buy a newly converted leasehold flat in a
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Hi there. I made an offer on a leasehold flat. The vendor is
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Hi I own the ground floor flat in convertedhouse which has
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I own the ground floor flat of a property in Bristol which
I own the ground floor flat of a property in Bristol which was converted into two flats a few years ago. I also own the freehold of the entire property, (the upper floor flat is a separate leasehold).… read more
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