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My leasehold maisonette has a lease that covers the land
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I own two terraced houses in Kent. They are next door to
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I have just seen a vendor's question on your website about
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,I currently own a top floor flat. We have share of
, I currently own a top floor flat. We have share of freehold (there is a downstairs flat). There is some loft space, and we want to do a loft extension but needs to understand if we own the loft spac… read more
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Hi, I am currently in the process of purchasing a leasehold
Hi, I am currently in the process of purchasing a leasehold and share of freehold flat. The flat was originally a Maisonette built in 2005 over ground and first floor. It has since (2014) been split i… read more
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I own a freehold ground floor freehold maisonette. The deeds
I own a freehold ground floor freehold maisonette. The deeds suggest that the upstairs maisonette is also freehold. Two estate agents have said that it is virtually impossible to get a mortgage on a f… read more
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we have been sent a letter to buy the freehold of our property,
we have been sent a letter to buy the freehold of our property, we bought the property some 15 years ago with 999years lease and pay £90.00 a year ground rent the currant offer is £3310.00 is this rea… read more
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Joshua
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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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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 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 recently bought a ground floor maisonette with 900 years
I recently bought a ground floor maisonette with 900 years lease remaining. There is one other flat sold above mine with 90 years lease left.The freeholder asked me if I would be interested in buying … read more
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Hi, I moved into a purpose built maisonette last summer (in
Hi, I moved into a purpose built maisonette last summer (in Wickford, Essex). The maisonette is part of a block of 8 flats (4 ground and 4 above) and I am end terrace, ground floor. After moving in I … read more
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I own the top 2 flats in a house that was converted into flats
I own the top 2 flats in a house that was converted into flats over 35 years ago. When I bought the top flat my solicitor pulled up a line in the lease saying that the other flats have right of way fo… read more
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Greetings. I have a leasehold property (1st floor maisonette).
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Hi A group of us are buying the freehold to our flats. The
Hi A group of us are buying the freehold to our flats. The current freeholder is happy to enter into negotiations. There are 7 of us who want to buy the freehold (out of 10 leasees) and 3 who do not w… read more
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Dear Just Answer Team I am looking to buy a maisonette property
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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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