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Housebuilders must halt leasehold sale of new houses, says minister https://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/dec/20/housebuilders-must-halt-leasehold-sales-of-houses-compensation
Spotted yet another petition out there on the twittersphere: https://www.change.org/p/theresa-may-mp-abolish-leasehold-strict-regulation-for-residential-managing-agents-be-introduced This petition appears to have 2,483 signatures already, which is still not that many given the number of people stuck with ludicrous new-build leasehold houses. Perhaps it is just that too many people who own property don't understand the difference?
We bit the bullet earlier this year and made an offer on a house. The property is freehold and built about 20 years ago on a small estate. The title deeds have come through......with 14 pages of restricted covenants Although the property is registered as freehold, the developer made an arrangement with a managing agent to manage communal areas on the estate. As well as there being a caveat that the property cannot be sold without permission from the management, and the ubiquitous maintenance fees, restrictions also include such things as: - cannot park various types of vehicle on you
Hi, I'm in the process of buying a leasehold flat - it's my first purchase. I had an offer accepted 3 months ago, but the process is being held up by the freeholder and manager (same person) who is not responding to queries. They sent some responses a month ago, but my solicitor says they were not detailed enough and he has not responded to more enquiries since then. The current landlord took control about 2 years ago. My solicitor says that according to the seller's solicitor, the freeholder doesn't seem to know the details of the building. Everything else about the property is nice, but thi