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Leasehold

Our expert conveyancing solicitors are experienced in leasehold transactions and can advise you whether you’re buying or selling a leasehold property.

Buying a leasehold property

When you buy a leasehold flat or house, you’re actually buying the right to occupy that property for the fixed term of the lease. You don’t own the land that your property is built on; this remains within the landlord’s ownership.

Despite this, buying a leasehold property is the same as buying a freehold property, with the additional aspects of a lease between you and the landlord.

The lease is a legal contract. It outlines the responsibilities of the landlord to manage, maintain and repair the building structure, common areas and exterior. It also details your obligations as the purchaser, including information relating to payment of ground rent and service charges.

Further information

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