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How Can a Flat Management Company Help You?
Introduction - If you own the freehold to a block of leasehold properties, or let out a leasehold property within such a block, then you will likely have some familiarity with Flat Management Companies. These are companies that are established to collect any service charge, manage & repair the building and…January 12, 2016Read More »
Freehold, Shared Freehold or Leasehold?
Landlords often buy flats which are either Leasehold or Shared Freehold. What are these tenures and what should landlords look out for in these different forms of ownership? This article applies primarily to English law. Although tenancy laws are similar in other jurisdictions, there may be significant differences. Always seek…December 3, 2015Read More »
What is a Section 20 Notice ?
There are two instances of section 20 notices in property in England: (1) is the notice served in relation to early shorthold tenancies under the Housing Act 1988, and the other, (2) refers to section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, as amended by the Commonhold and Leasehold…February 25, 2015Read More »
Long Leasehold - I am about to purchase a flat (apartment) in a block and I find that I am purchasing a Long-Leasehold interest in the property - what is this? Property buyers in England & Wales may purchase a freehold or leasehold estate in a house or the leasehold…June 19, 2013Read More »
Lease Extension – I bought my flat 18 months ago and it is now rented out to my tenants. When I bought the Flat it had 73 years remaining on the lease but I have been told I should extend it as otherwise I might have a problem when I…June 19, 2013Read More »
Sub-letting leasehold - I want to rent out my leasehold flat but the managing agent says the freeholder won’t allow it. I know that other flats in the block are rented out, so what can I do? Landlords usually prohibit sub-letting to safeguard the interest. Landlords usually prohibit sub-letting to…June 19, 2013Read More »
The Right to Pass on or Sell a Leasehold Interest One of the fundamental principles of a leasehold, which gives an interest or estate in land and property, is the fact that the leasehold interest can be owned and sold or passed on (assigned) to another leaseholder. This right to assign is…June 6, 2013Read More »
Commonhold and leasehold
Long Leasehold People are often confused when buying a flat (apartment) especially foreign buyers in England and Wales when they discover that what they are actually getting is not the full freehold title to their property but a leasehold interest which has a limited life left on the lease -…June 6, 2013Read More »
Advice for Landlords
7 Steps to Cutting your Property Tax Bills Key Points: Tax Planning is Important - you need to think ahead with property purchases. Develop a tax efficient investment strategy Plan for the future benefits to your family Use a good accountant Did you know that if everybody who purchased an…June 5, 2013Read More »