Enfranchisement

Buying your freehold and/or lease extension?

If your lease is nearing 80 years, then you need to think about a lease extension. This could cost quite…

1 year ago

Lease extensions and collective enfranchisements

You are considering doing a Lease extension or collective enfranchisement. But what happens to the service charge disputes if any.…

1 year ago

Lease extension – Absentee landlords

We have already dealt with in a previous article most of the details in relation to a lease extension and…

1 year ago

Collective Enfranchisement

What is the legislation under where you can buy your freehold? The legislation that outlines this is the Leasehold Reform…

1 year ago

How to Organize for an Enfranchisement

You have established that there are enough tenants to qualify the building. What do you do now? Read this article…

2 years ago

How to Gather Information and Deal with the Initial Notice

There is one important first step for leaseholders who are considering serving a notice on the freeholder. The leaseholders have…

2 years ago

What is Enfranchisement?

It is the right, subject to qualification, for owners of flats in a block to buy their freehold. People often…

2 years ago

Valuation of a freehold subject to long leases

The valuation of a freehold of a block of flats with long leases is based on the investment value.  In…

2 years ago

Freehold Insurance – Is it worth buying the freehold?

Unfair service charges for leaseholders are rife. In England and Wales, there are powerful laws that give leaseholders rights. Leaseholders…

2 years ago