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I Have A House With A Lease - Can I Extend It?

United Kingdom - April 23 2019 In most circumstances having a Lease means you own a leasehold flat and owning a house means you have a freehold but this is not always the case. In…

MP announces new industry pledge to protect leaseholders from unreasonable ground rents

United Kingdom - April 8 2019 On 28 March Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP announced a new industry pledge that will stop freeholders and property developers…

What To Do If Your Freeholder Breaches Their Lease Obligations - Right to Manage (RTM Claims)

United Kingdom - August 24 2018 Under a Lease there are several obligations set out that both the leaseholders and freeholder must follow. If these are not adhered to then either…

Collective Enfranchisement: Doing A Deal Outside The 1993 Act, Right of First Refusal Consequences

United Kingdom - April 12 2018 When purchasing your freehold there are two ways in which this can be done; the formal route of serving a Section 13 Notice or an informal approach to…

Dirty ground rents are called out by lenders

United Kingdom - October 5 2017 From 11 May 2017 Nationwide announced that it would no longer be lending to new build properties with unreasonable ground rents. Unreasonable ground…