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I have a leasehold flat, with no flats above, one flat below
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myself and my parter own a detached house converted into flats
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Hi, If I own the leasehold of a building and would like to
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We have just purchased the freehold (building, including one
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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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I own a leasehold flat with a 999 lease. There are 5 flats
I own a leasehold flat with a 999 lease. There are 5 flats in the building with all the same lease. The freehold of the building is owned by a management company which dissolved in 1988. I believe no … read more
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I am a leaseholder of a flat. My freeholder who was also the
I am a leaseholder of a flat. My freeholder who was also the original developer of the Victorian property into 7 flats in 2007 is being sued by our buildings insurer for faulty workmanship on my and t… read more
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Hi, A friend of ours owns the freehold to a small block
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Hi, we are in the process of buying a top floor freehold flat
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I live in a house converted to 4 flats where the leaseholders own the freehold. We have suffered a leak in a pipe carrying the mains water through the building to one of the flats. The leaseholder cal… read more
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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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I own a leasehold flat in London. There are two flats in the building, mine and the ground floor flat. I purchased the flat in '88 when the lease commenced, I beleive it to be a 99 year lease. I live … read more
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