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I am the owner a flat in London which is the upper
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Hi, I am currently in the process of purchasing a leasehold
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We bought a long leasehold maisonette with the attic converted
We bought a long leasehold maisonette with the attic converted with full planning and buildings regulations. When purchasing the freeholder promised to update the lease to include the converted attic … read more
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I am thinking of buying a leasehold flat I can buy it outrite
I am thinking of buying a leasehold flat I can buy it outrite it has a 71 year lease The freeholders have not been traced for the past 25yearsi . Would there be any reason I would be unable to purchas… read more
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Joshua
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We are being asked by mgt company to pay lease charge on property
We are being asked by mgt company to pay lease charge on property which we paid £120 in 1998 to buy the freehold. We have a Land Certificate showing Title Absolute and a Transfer of Part showing lesso… read more
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My mother tried to extend a lease on her flat recently (it
My mother tried to extend a lease on her flat recently (it has 'only' 40 years left) and was quoted £12,000. In the process of looking into this, it was discovered the freeholder named was incorrect a… 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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Claire D
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We are currently selling our maisonette. Quite a few years
We are currently selling our maisonette. Quite a few years ago the freehold was purchased by the residents. It was decided that three trustees would be nominated to hold the freehold in trust for the … read more
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When I have bought the freehold of my flat which is 1 of a
When I have bought the freehold of my flat which is 1 of a block of 10.Do i have to pay another sum of money to extend the lease?… read more
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In a lease the recitals refer to an agreement whereby party
In a lease the recitals refer to an agreement whereby party A agrees to sell the freehold to party B. Party B then acts the managing agent. In fact party A sold to party C. Party B continued to claim … read more
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I am currently trying to purchase the lease hold for my property
I am currently trying to purchase the lease hold for my property but totally unable and do not know where to start looking for the owners of the lease. Can you assist? Who can I speak with? Do I need … 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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Aston Lawyer
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Good morning. I own one of four maisonettes in a block but
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My father owns the freehold to his house but only the leasehold
My father owns the freehold to his house but only the leasehold to the land. hH has lived there for 40 years. He enquired about buying the land freehold and was given a price but did not buy. He says … read more
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Dear Just Answer Team I am looking to buy a maisonette property
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We bought our freehold a couple of years ago but have not yet changed the leases to reflect that we are the new owners. There are 5 flats in our block and 3 of us have bought the freehold to the build… read more
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