Property expert warns Bristol’s leaseholders they could be charged thousands extra to extend their lease if they let it drop below 80 years

The so-called leasehold scandal has been dominating national media headlines for months. Now a firm that project manages lease extensions has warned that thousands of leasehold home owners across the South West of England are facing huge bills to extend their leases. Louie Burns, Managing Director of the Leasehold Group of Companies, explains: “It is crucial that leaseholders act to … Read More

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We work closely with national and trade press to raise awareness of leasehold issues. Recent articles can be read here:  Reforms to tackle abuse of the leasehold systemWhat Mortgage, March 2019 Report Recommendations Set To Eradicate Leasehold ScourgeToday’s Conveyancer, March 2019 Housing committee calls for leasehold reform Landlord Today, March 2019 Housing Committee calls for wide-ranging reforms to leasehold lawThe … Read More

Select Committee to publish report into Leasehold Reform tomorrow

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee is due to publish its highly anticipated report into Leasehold Reform on 19 March 2019. The report examines progress made on leasehold reform, following the conclusion of the Government’s consultation on Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market in 2017. Leasehold reform campaigner Louie Burns, Managing Director of enfranchisement specialists Leasehold Solutions, said: … Read More

Free event in Hammersmith to offer expert advice to leaseholders

The so-called ‘leasehold scandal’ has affected leaseholders up and down the country. Now people struggling with leasehold issues in Hammersmith will be offered free specialist advice at an event on Thursday 4 September.   Leasehold experts from The Leasehold Group, which comprises project management firm Leasehold Solutions, legal firm Leasehold Law and valuation experts Leasehold Valuers, have joined forces to … Read More

Training event will give London estate agents the lowdown on leasehold

A specialist training event will help estate agents and letting agents increase their sales in London by boosting their knowledge about complex issues surrounding the sale of leasehold properties.   Leasehold experts from The Leasehold Group, which comprises project management firm Leasehold Solutions, legal firm Leasehold Law and valuation experts Leasehold Valuers, will provide insight, analysis and tips for estate … Read More

Leasehold Solutions urges flat owners served with Section 5 Notices to take action quickly to secure their ‘financial destiny’ New division launched to help leaseholders take advantage of Section 5 offers

Leasehold Solutions, the market leader in project managing lease extensions and freehold acquisitions, has launched Section 5 Solutions, a specialist division that provides expert advice to flat owners when they are served with a Section 5 Notice by their freeholder.   Louie Burns, Managing Director of Leasehold Solutions, said: “In the wake of the so-called ground rent scandal, we’ve seen … Read More

Free event in Newcastle to offer expert advice to leaseholders

The so-called ‘leasehold scandal’ has affected leaseholders up and down the country, but people struggling with leasehold issues in Newcastle will be offered free specialist advice at an event on Wednesday 4 July. Project management firm Leasehold Solutions has partnered with legal firm Leasehold Law and valuation experts Leasehold Valuers to present The Leasehold Roadshow in Newcastle. The free-to-attend event, … Read More

Leasehold Solutions comments on Taylor Wimpey deal

Housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, recently announced via a  trading statement that the “substantial majority” of its home buyers who are caught up in leases with escalating ground rents will be able to switch to fairer leasehold contracts. Louie Burns comments on this deal in a recent article by Moneywise. Read more here.