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I live on the ground floor of a 4 flat, Victorian house. (lets
I live on the ground floor of a 4 flat, Victorian house. (let's call it Flat A) and it is a leasehold. The owner of the whole freehold lives in the third flat (Flat C). He is disabled and wants to buy… read more
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We have a London flat which we plan to let. The lease is now
We have a London flat which we plan to let. The lease is now around 73 years, and we had planned to extend it. There is a chance we might buy the freehold jointly with the owners of the other flat ups… read more
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I bought my flat in 1986. it was a leasehold with 92 years
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we have a share of the freehold property in london which we
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Good Evening, I am a freeholder of a property (house divided
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Hello You advise would be greatly apprciated - I have made
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Im looking at selling my leasehold flat and as the lease has
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I am looking to buy a leasehold flat (77 years to run) in a
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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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