Leasehold Solutions slams Government’s announcement on unfair leasehold practices as “incredibly weak”

December was a busy time for the sector and we were quick to react to the  Government’s announcement on unfair leasehold practices and our comments were used in the following media: BBC News The Telegraph Moneywise Mortgage Solutions Inside Housing Estate Agent Today Property Industry Eye 24 Housing Lebarate News European News More about Leasehold Solutions Leasehold Solutions is a … Read More

Ruling on leasehold relativity is bad news for flat owners

Ruling on leasehold relativity is bad news for flat owners In May the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) handed down its landmark decision on leasehold relativity (Sloane Stanley Estate v. Munday, 2016). In what may turn out to be one of the most significant decisions in the history of leasehold enfranchisement, the Upper Tribunal ruled against a new relativity graph proposed … Read More

Why a boom in leasehold flats – for young and old – is causing concern

Daily Telegraph, 16 January 2016 Our MD,  leasehold expert, Louie Burns, offers some advice to anyone considering a leasehold property in this weekend’s Daily Telegraph. “Unfortunately, if you work in many of our big cities and can only afford a flat, you will have no option but to buy leasehold.” If you find yourself saddled with a brute of a … Read More

The truth about freeholders' dirty tricks!

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 … Read More