Leasehold Solutions

The truth about freeholders’ dirty tricks!

Did you catch our MD, Louie Burns’ keynote address at LEASE Conference 2016?

Leasehold Solutions has several thousand live lease extensions or freehold acquisitions in progress at any one time. On a day-to-day basis we work against the biggest and most notorious freeholders in London and, consequently, have an in-depth knowledge of the tricks the various freeholders use to get the most money from each transaction.

Leasehold Solutions’ MD, Louie Burns, has written the following guide to some of these tricks, together with some advice on how you, the flat owner, might recognise and counter them! Read more here

Why a boom in leasehold flats – for young and old – is causing concern – Daily Telegraph, 16 January 2016

We are passionate about the rights of leaseholders, and have long been concerned by the increase in number of newbuild properties being sold as leasehold.   Our MD, Louie Burns, discusses the problems and the lack of protection faced by buyers in this weekend’s Daily Telegraph.

Read more here 

We discuss the issue of maintenance charges on ITV London News

Leasehold Solutions’ MD, Louie Burns, was recently invited by ITV News to comment on outrageous maintenance charges levied upon the owner of an ex Local Authority leasehold flat in London E6.

At Leasehold Solutions we are passionate about highlighting the rights of leaseholders  – including those who have purchased from social landlords (we use the term ‘freeholder’ to avoid confusion) and we were delighted to be given the opportunity to comment on this particular case.

Purchased or thinking of purchasing your leasehold property from the Council, Local Authority or other social landlord?

Click here for more important information 

The Leasehold Roadshow is coming to Croydon! TUESDAY 28 JUNE 2016

Venue: The Croydon Park Hotel

The Leasehold Roadshows are FREE information events for flat owners and offer the opportunity to speak to leasehold experts, valuers and solicitors, and hear informative seminars on subjects including:

- Understanding your lease
- Your legal options
- How to extend your lease and secure the value of your flat
- Buying your freehold



Louie Burns on BBC Radio 4′s ‘You and Yours’ programme

Listen again here

Do you want to know more about non-statutory or ‘informal’ lease extensions?

View our guide to The dangers of accepting informal lease extensions here (For MAC) View our guide to The dangers of accepting informal lease extensions here (For PC)

Louie Burns has recently recorded a video highlighting the dangers of accepting informal lease extensions.
You can watch it here.

Have you been offered an informal?  Do you want to discuss it with one of our expert team?

Call Leasehold Solutions on Freephone 0808 1311 109 

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