A Section 20 Notice of Intention informs leaseholders that the freeholder of the building in which they own a property wishes to carry out major works. As leaseholders are typically required to cover the cost for works, the Section 20 Notice procedure provides them with an opportunity to decide how their money is spent.
It is considered a summary offence if you fail to serve tenants with a Section 3 Notice in the prescribed format. This can lead to a criminal conviction and a fine. You may also have to undo the sales transaction. Learn more about Section 3 Notices here.
No you do not need a solicitor as you can easily prepare and serve Section 3 Notices yourself, using our professional Section 3 Notice template, which you can which you can download from our website here.
If you use our free Section 3 Notice template you will only have to pay for posting the notices to your tenants. However, if you employ the services of professional such as a solicitor, your costs will inevitably be higher.
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