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I joint own freehold of a house converted into 6 flats. I
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I have just bought a flat in a share of freehold with one other
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There are a total of 4 flats in my building (conversion) originally
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My mother has had long running problems with the company set
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Hi Our block of flats is owned by a mixture of leasehold owners
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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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When the lessees of my block of flats purchased the freehold,
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Hi We are selling a flat in a block of 4 along with our share
Hi We are selling a flat in a block of 4 along with our share of the freehold. One of the flats did a loft conversion some years ago and didn't get the building regulations signed off as there is some… read more
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Hi I jointly own, with 3 other people, the freehold on a block
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The two flats in our property are buying the share of freehold.
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Hi, My wife and are the only shareholders in a management
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I have just moved into a flat. There are 4 flats in our block.
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Hi I am the joint owner of a freehold property and I would
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in general is it the free holders resposibility to maintain
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