Leasehold Group welcomes Law Commission reports

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Leasehold Group welcomes publication of long-awaited Law Commission reports 21 July 2020 The Leasehold Group of Companies has welcomed the publication of three long-awaited reports by the Law Commission today (21 July 2020), and says it is keen to spend time closely scrutinising the potential benefits of the detailed recommendations. The reports provide numerous recommendations on three key areas: (1) buying … Read More

Leasehold Solutions – Government freeze freeholders’ rights

1 June 2020 Leasehold Solutions calls on Government to freeze freeholders’ rights to collect ground rent and service charges, as risk of leasehold forfeiture rises The Leasehold Solutions Group has called for immediate action from the Government to suspend freeholders’ rights to collect ground rents and service charges in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and economic lockdown. Louie … Read More

Law Commission report on valuation lambasted by Louie Burns

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The Leasehold Solutions Group has lambasted a report by the Law Commission published today (9 January 2020), arguing that it unfairly favours freeholders’ interests and does not go far enough to make enfranchisement cheaper for leaseholders. The Law Commission’s 322-page report offers a number of recommendations to the Government which are intended to reduce the price payable by leaseholders to … Read More

Leaseholders could be charged extra to extend their lease

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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 homeowners across the South West of England are facing huge bills … Read More

STOP PRESS!

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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

Committee publish Leasehold Reform report

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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 Hammersmith event with 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