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Your legal rights when buying a leasehold apartment

Many people are hesitant to buy a leasehold apartment/flat, due to concerns about the length of the lease, management rights and nasty hidden charges. But should these fears really stop you? When you purchase a leasehold property, the key thing to remember is that what you are buying is a lease on...

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Lease Extensions

How do I extend my lease if a Headlease exists?

What is a Headlease? A leasehold interest that exists in between the flat lease and the freehold is known as a ‘Headlease’ or ‘intermediate lease’; both terms mean the same thing. Lease extensions can be obtained in one of two ways; either by starting the statutory process or by agreeing...

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Extending your lease: what options are available?

There are two ways a leaseholder can extend the lease of his/her flat. These are: By private agreement with the freeholder (known as the ‘private route’) By serving a Notice under the relevant Act to force the freeholder to grant an extension (known as the ‘statutory route’) What are the...

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