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I live in a flat and have a share of the freehold with two
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I have a share of a freehold (4 freeholders). I have the ground
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hi there I am buying a property that is currently leasehold
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Hi Stuart , I live In nw6 London in a ground floor flat
Hi Stuart , I live In nw6 London in a ground floor flat of a Victorian period building. I own a share of the freehold with 6 other flat owners. I wish to put planning in to develop a basement under my… read more
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Hi Joshua, I live in London and own a one bedroom ground
Hi Joshua, I live in London and own a one bedroom ground floor flat on a leasehold basis and (unfortunately) I have a difficult freeholder with whom I don't have the best relationship with. We have ju… read more
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I am looking for some advice on how we should obtain permission
I am looking for some advice on how we should obtain permission from our freeholder to allow us to make alterations to our flat (my wife and I own a share of the Freehold with two other individuals). … read more
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I have put up a gate with railings on a patio around one side
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We are looking at buying a freehold house which has a leasehold
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Hi, I have recently purchased a ground floor flat (of a converted
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I own a property on a leasehold basis - it is an apartment
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I am a leaseholder of a 3 bed Victorian converted flat, proposing
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I am an owner in a shared freehold property - 4 apartments.
I am an owner in a shared freehold property - 4 apartments. I have lived in the basement for the past 34 years. The people above me are planning internal rebuilding works which will completely change … read more
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I am the freeholder of a house divided into three, one of which I occupy. the two remaining have long but different leases.(999 years from 1967 and 999 from 1982) These two flats on peppercorn rents a… read more
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