I would suggest you take a look at the leasehold advisory service website http://www.lease-advice.org/newintro.htm where many of your qeustions are answered.
NOTE: Steven Palmer BSc (Hons) MRICS MBEng is an official LandlordZONE Topic Expert and a Director of Davisons Palmer Lim
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