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Hello, OK I have bought a flat about a year ago. I have
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as the freeholder do we need to ask permission of the leaseholder
as the freeholder do we need to ask permission of the leaseholder to change the route of their access / right of way through the rear garden of the property?… read more
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I HAVE THE FREE HOLD AND MY FLAT IS ON THE FIRST FLOOR. THE
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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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Hi there Please help me , i bought a property a few years
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We have a lease on the first floor flat of a two floor property.
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