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I own 50% of the freehold of a building containing 4 flats. Couple dow
I own 50% of the freehold of a building containing 4 flats. Couple downstairs own other 50% other two flat owners are leaseholders. Couple below are moving and intend to take share soley so they can p… read more
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i own 2 thirds of freehold and the other flat owns 1 third
i own 2 thirds of freehold and the other flat owns 1 third of the freehold,we both have a lease. their are only our 2 flats in the building i own the top flat. the roof is leaking and the bottom flat … read more
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Hi and thanks to anyone that will help. We are about to
Hi and thanks to anyone that will help. We are about to sell our property and our solicitor has just informed us that the 'share of freehold' flat we bought 5 years ago is only registered to our names… read more
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I am a leaseholder small block, roughly 100 years left on an original 125 year lease. There are four residents, on the ground [first floor maybe in U.S], there is a medical centre, on the second and t… read more
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We have just purchased the freehold (building, including one
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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First the background: I have had an offer accepted on a maisonette
First the background: I have had an offer accepted on a maisonette but my solicitor advises I extend the lease. The original term was 99 years. The residual term is 78 years. The vendor and 3 other te… read more
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I personally own a building. my wife and I have a joint lease
I personally own a building. my wife and I have a joint lease on a maisonette with 70 years remaining. The lease is stamped som 20 years ago. a mortgage company complains that it is necessary to do 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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Please help! I purchased a leashold flat in April 2011 with
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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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Joshua
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I have a shared freehold and there is a leasehold with who
I have a shared freehold and there is a leasehold with who I am not actually sure - who actually owns the leasehold in this situation?. I never pay any money to them for ground rent etc but only 69 ye… read more
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Thomas Judge
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I sent this question on Wednesday, it is now Friday and I have
I sent this question on Wednesday, it is now Friday and I have still not received the courtesy of a reply!..... We are a Managing Agent and have been contacted by an owner of a small block of flats in… read more
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we have a share of the freehold property in london which we
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I am leaseholder on a block of 8 flats. We have just been
I am leaseholder on a block of 8 flats. We have just been presented with a very large bill for some major works that are due to be done as set out in our lease. Two of the flats are bigger than the ot… read more
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Please can you advise me. I live on the ground floor of a
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- I am the owner of 3 flats located in a large private estate
- I am the owner of 3 flats located in a large private estate in london. - I own a leashold of about 980 years for each flat and 3 shares (1 share per flat) in the estate management company. - 2 of th… read more
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I live in a block of 5 freehold only flats converted from a 200 year old house in 1959. There are no leases and so it is almost impossible to sell a flat here (one has been on the market for 18 months… read more
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