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Share of freehold guide

In this share of freehold guide, we’ll explore the ins and outs of owning a share of the freehold for the building in which you …

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Guide to party wall agreements

When you’re carrying out works to your property in England or Wales that could potentially affect another property, it is essential that you inform all …

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What is a flying freehold?

A flying freehold is a freehold property where a section of that property overhangs, extends, or protrudes onto another freehold property or land. This can …

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How to sell a freehold in 8 simple steps **With Infographic**

When it comes to selling any type of property, most sellers desire a quick sale or at the very least, a smooth and hassle-free sale …

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A guide to LPE1 and LPE2 forms for Leasehold Property Enquiries

When a leasehold property is being sold, conveyancing solicitors for the buyer will need to undertake a range of investigations/searches on the property. Primarily, these …

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What is marriage value?

“Marriage value, which is only applicable to leases with less than 80 years remaining, is 50% of the increase in a residential property’s value once …

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Draft Building Safety Bill 2020 explained

The draft Building Safety Bill was published on 20th July 2020 to bring forward reforms of the building and fire safety system. This follows an …

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New permitted development rights for blocks

Permitted development rights are a national grant of planning permission, whereby a property owner does not need to apply for planning permission for certain building …

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Freeholder’s guide to health and safety in blocks of flats

Health and safety practices in blocks of flats are essential in order to safeguard leaseholders, surrounding neighbours, and of course your property. Blocks of flats …

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What is the Right of First Refusal?

The Right of First Refusal, otherwise known as the Right of Pre-emption or First Right of Refusal, is given to qualifying leaseholders when their freeholder …

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The Law Commission’s quest to reform Right to Manage

With the Law Commission’s final report on exercising the Right to Manage set to be published this spring, we could see more freeholders losing control …

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A guide to commonhold

Commonhold is the rarest type of property ownership throughout England and Wales. In fact, it’s so uncommon that many people are completely unaware of its …

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