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  • All
  • Collective Enfranchisement
  • FAQs
  • General
  • Ground Rent
  • Leases
  • Section 166 demand for ground rent
  • Section 20 Notice of major works
  • Section 3 Notice
  • Section 5 Right of First Refusal
  • Selling freehold ground rents
  • Valuing freehold ground rents
FAQsValuing freehold ground rents

Can I value my freehold ground rents myself?

Without specialist knowledge it would be extremely difficult to carry out an accurate valuation or even to know where to begin. There are many variables to consider and each must be assessed accurately. Furthermore, if a crucial detail is missed your valuation could be off by thousands of pounds. Freeholders can obtain a free appraisal of their freehold ground rents here.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

How do I prepare a Section 20 Notice for major works?

Section 20 Notices require careful attention to detail and if served incorrectly, could prevent the landlord from collecting contributions from the leaseholders for major works. We recommend seeking assistance from industry professionals or a qualified solicitor if you do not know how to serve Section 20 Notices. Request our free Section 20 templates here.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

What is a Section 20 Notice for leaseholders?

A Section 20 notice is issued by the landlord to the tenants (leaseholders) for one of two reasons; to notify tenants of their intention to carry out works; or to notify the tenants of their intention to enter into a long-term agreement for services at the property.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Can Freehold Sale assist me with Section 20 Notices?

We do not currently provide a service for Section 20 Notices, however this may be something that we offer in the future.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Where can I get a free Section 20 Notice template?

You can download a free Section 20 Notice template directly from our website here.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Do I need a solicitor to issue Section 20 Notices?

No, you do not need a solicitor to prepare and serve Section 20 Notices to leaseholders so long as you feel confident in doing it yourself. To help you, we have created free Section 20 Notice templates that you can download directly from our website.