In 2020 Leasehold is still the only way to 'own' a flat, (sometimes a house).
The Landlord and Tenant Acts are monumental rule books
Buying the Freehold
The threat of forfeiture – ‘confiscation without compensation’ is inherent to leasehold,
The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
The last Leasehold Reform Act
Problems are inherent in the system. They are built in and they will not ‘go away’ with a new Act of Parliament
The more complicated the law, the more advisors are needed to sort it out
First Tier Tribunals
Their literature is disarming and friendly, but the experience can be threatening
Flat owners in the rest of the world all enjoy a version of common hold
A lease extension is buying more air time
Right to Manage
The Right To Manage (RTM) gives lessees the powers and responsibilities under the Lease that the Freeholder had
About Lease Advice
Shula Rich BA MSc Engaged in leasehold issues since 1991..