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Dear XXXXX I am the owner/occupier of a first floor leasehold
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Hello. I am the leaseholder of a top floor maisonette.
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We are a group of four enfranchised leaseholders now having
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I own a freehold ground floor freehold maisonette. The deeds
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as the freeholder do we need to ask permission of the leaseholder
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The question concerns a valuable 4 storey building which has
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I am the freeholder of a property that consist of two maisonettes.
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I am currently trying to purchase the lease hold for my property
I am currently trying to purchase the lease hold for my property but totally unable and do not know where to start looking for the owners of the lease. Can you assist? Who can I speak with? Do I need … read more
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Hi there, I live in the Uk and I am currently trying to sell
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I have a property in London. The property is a 2-story house
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Dear Just Answer Team I am looking to buy a maisonette property
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