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Should I pay to amend the wording of a draft lease for the flat I am going to buy?

Reader’s E-mail: I am in the process of buying a long leasehold lower ground floor flat with its own front door in south London. Above my flat are three other flats and…

Should I purchase a flat where the Ground Rent doubles every 10 years?

Reader’s E-mail: The property I am looking to purchase is a 8 years old in a block of about 40 flats. The ground rent seems to be quite excessive. Service charge…

Major Works are planned for the ex-Council property I am buying but the Council will not provide any details. What can I do?

Major Works are planned for the ex-Council property I am buying but the Council will not provide any details. What can I do?

Reader’s E-mail: I am in the process of buying a flat which is owned by a local authority it has to come to light that they plan to do major renovation works,…

I can’t get back retention monies left with the buyer’s solicitor because my former Landlord is delaying issuing a finalised Major Works bill. What are my options?

I can’t get back retention monies left with the buyer’s solicitor because my former Landlord is delaying issuing a finalised Major Works bill. What are my options?

Reader’s E-mail:  In 2001 I purchased a leasehold property. The freeholder was a London council with an ALMO managing the lease. A Section 20 for major works was issued in July…