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We own a top two floor property in London with a share of
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,I currently own a top floor flat. We have share of
, I currently own a top floor flat. We have share of freehold (there is a downstairs flat). There is some loft space, and we want to do a loft extension but needs to understand if we own the loft spac… read more
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I would like to build a roof terrace for my 1st floor flat
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We own the middle flat in a building comprising of three flats,
We own the middle flat in a building comprising of three flats, each flat owner has a share of the freehold. Out the back of the living area of our flat there is a large flat roof belonging to the dow… read more
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Thomas
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Hi Stuart. We live in a converted Victorian house, shared
Hi Stuart. We live in a converted Victorian house, shared with our neighbour who occupies the ground floor. They are in the process of selling the flat and the buyer wants us to sign a rectification t… read more
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Dear XXXXX I am the owner/occupier of a first floor leasehold
Dear XXXXX I am the owner/occupier of a first floor leasehold flat in a semi detached converted property consisting of two flats. The ground floor leasehold flat is owned by the freeholder bought as a… read more
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I own a london flat (first & 2nd floor) the freeholder owns
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myself and my parter own a detached house converted into flats
myself and my parter own a detached house converted into flats in the 70's. We share the freehold and each own a flat. We'd like to sell the top flat but i'm not sure if we should sell as share of fre… read more
Thomas
Thomas
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hi, i live in a 1st floor flat on a site of 26 properties,
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I live in an old victorian house which is split in to three
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I own a leasehold flat in London which is the top floor flat
I own a leasehold flat in London which is the top floor flat in a two storey building. Outside of my back window, there is a small flat roof which would make an ideal space for a roof terrace. My leas… read more
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Please can you tell me what my financial responsibility is
Please can you tell me what my financial responsibility is to the upkeep of my building. I am the freeholder of a 3 storey Victorian terrace and I live in the ground floor flat of that property. There… read more
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I live in a converted terraced house. There are two flats and
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Joshua
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Hi I own the ground floor flat in convertedhouse which has
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I am the freeholder of a victorian terrace house which is split
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