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Reform recommended for Lease Extension and Enfranchisement

Posted on 19/12/2018

The Law Commission has published a summary paper of changes it recommends for the law relating to extending the leases of houses and flats and buying the freehold of buildings containing flats. The proposals are an attempt to strike a difficult balance between reducing the price payable by leaseholders who want to buy their freehold […]

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Leasehold Properties – Ground Rents, ASTs and Termination

Posted on 17/12/2018

While there has been a great deal of recent  media attention relating to leasehold houses and escalating ground rents, there is another issue relating to ground rents that landlords, flat owners  and mortgage lenders need to be aware of. Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) are usually short term lets, however, under current leasehold legislation once the […]

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