Enfranchisement

Buying your freehold and/or lease extension?

They are never quite sure what length of time is reasonable or acceptable in the market but in real terms…

10 months 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 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

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

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

Is it worth buying the freehold as a leaseholder?

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

2 years ago