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,I currently own a top floor flat. We have share of
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I have a long leasehold flat on the top floor of an old building.
I have a long leasehold flat on the top floor of an old building. I own the roof and a gutter according to the lease. One gutter empties into a downpipe. The downpipe runs from the the gutter down pas… read more
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When I originally moved into my flat I paid a small ground
When I originally moved into my flat I paid a small ground rent to the freeholder. Over the last few years I have not received any request for payment so I have not paid ground rent for about 3 years.… read more
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I have recently bought a first floor flat in a converted house.
I have recently bought a first floor flat in a converted house. There is only another flat at the ground floor. The freeholder is also the owner of the lease of the ground floor flat. I'm thinking to … read more
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I am a joint freeholder of a block of flats. Nothing has been done to the flats for a while and so we all met and agreed works to be done. The joint freeholder organising the works has also arranged f… read more
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We own a ground floor maisonette, part of a detached house.
We own a ground floor maisonette, part of a detached house. We are leasehold. The person who owns the first floor owns the freehold for the whole building. In our lease it states that we have the righ… read more
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Daniel Smith
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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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I am the freeholder of a property that consist of two maisonettes.
I am the freeholder of a property that consist of two maisonettes. I own the 1st floor maisonette which holds the freehold, the ground floor maisonette only holds the leasehold and pay ground rent. I … read more
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Thomas
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I own a basement flat which is currently Leasehold, the owner
I own a basement flat which is currently Leasehold, the owner of the Freehold owns the rest of the building and is in the process of converting upstairs into four self contained flats with himself ret… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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One of our vendors bought the leasehold interest on his property
One of our vendors bought the leasehold interest on his property (a purpose built maisonette) 20 years ago. The freeholder could not be traced at the time - previous owners had also tried to trace the… read more
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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
Thomas
Thomas
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Bachelor's Degree
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My partner lives in Luton (92 Kinross Crescent) and occupies
My partner lives in Luton (92 Kinross Crescent) and occupies the top floor of the maisonette which she purchased 7 years ago. She has a long lease (900 years or more) and is still required to pay a no… read more
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I have a property in London. The property is a 2-story house
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i own a first floor flat and want to do the guttering but the
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I live in a converted terraced house. There are two flats and
I live in a converted terraced house. There are two flats and we each have a lease and also share the freehold. The freehold was inherited from the council who originally owned the whole building and … read more
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I own the freehold of a 4 storey building in Islington London.
I own the freehold of a 4 storey building in Islington London. The prorerty consists of a basement flat in which I reside, ground floor hairdressing salon sold on a 12 yr lease with 8yrs remaining and… read more
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is it legal for the owner of aleasehold maisonette to erect
is it legal for the owner of aleasehold maisonette to erect a huge fence in front of the door of the freeholders ground fllor flat,obscurig the entrance,knocking down a shed of ground floor flat and c… read more
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