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

The Leasehold Roadshow is rolling into Hampshire!

19 January 2019 Thousands of leasehold home owners across Hampshire are unaware of the huge costs they face to extend a lease with 80 years or fewer remaining, according to a firm that project manages lease extensions. Market-leading enfranchisement experts from the Leasehold group of companies have announced plans for Hampshire’s first ever ‘Leasehold Roadshow’ – a free event to … Read More

Leasehold Solutions mourns the death of founder Alex Greenslade

Leasehold Solutions is mourning the death of Alex Greenslade, who founded the project management company with his sister, Anna Bailey, in 2002.  Alex, 51, died suddenly at home on 12 December. In the late 1990s, Alex was the owner of a leasehold flat with a relatively short lease. His landlord offered an extension, but with unfavourable terms. Not wanting to … Read More

Leasehold Solutions welcomes damning NAEA report into leasehold abuse

Leasehold Solutions, the market leader in project managing lease extensions and freehold acquisitions, has welcomed today’s report by the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA Propertymark) into abuses in England’s leasehold housing market. The NAEA report sets out a raft of recommendations to support those working on leasehold reform to ensure that leasehold homeowners are treated fairly in the future. … 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 brands Law Commission’s leasehold reform proposals ‘window dressing’

Leasehold Solutions, the market leader in project managing lease extensions and freehold acquisitions, has raised concerns about the Law Commission’s proposals to reform the leasehold system and claims the solutions amount to little more than “window dressing”. On 18 July, the Law Commission announced several recommendations to help the owners of leasehold houses, including: simplifying the enfranchisement regime; giving leasehold … Read More