Leases can vary in length from very short periods of time to 999 years. They set out the rights and obligations of both parties and what rent is payable. As a landlord or tenant client, our specialist leasehold conveyancing solicitors work hard to ensure that your interests are protected. Our property experts are on hand to provide leasehold legal advice and we will ensure that the terms protect you.
Our specialist leasehold conveyancing solicitors will talk you through the details of your lease including your rights to insist on a deed of covenant or the effect of a covenant. We will always take the time to explain everything to you in a straightforward manner so that you can understand exactly what you are agreeing to and make well-informed decisions. Our leasehold solicitors will draft your lease making sure your interests are protected whilst still ensuring that the lease is attractive to future tenants. Your lease may include restrictions which will protect the value of your property from the actions of future tenants.
Our leasehold specialist solicitors are highly experienced in dealing with lease extensions. We will take you through each step of the leasehold conveyancing process to ensure that the lease is properly extended. As a leaseholder you may meet certain criteria which will make it possible for you to force the landlord to sell you the freehold, giving you control of the building.
Dealing with lease extension and leasehold enfranchisement is an extremely specialist area of law and you must follow the correct procedures. We have dedicated leasehold conveyancing solicitors in-house who have years of experience in helping leaseholders purchase their freeholds. Your lease will state any restrictions and whether you will need your landlord’s permission to make alterations to a rented property.
Our leasehold conveyancing solicitors will advise you on what alterations you can make and how to ensure you are following the correct procedure. If you do not follow the correct procedure you may be liable to compensate the landlord or remove the alterations. If you are looking to sell your lease you will need expert leasehold legal advice as all leases are different. Your landlord will want to ensure that the lessee is able to pay the rent and they may require someone to act as a guarantor before agreeing to the assignment. Our leasehold specialist solicitors will advise you on the requirements of your lease and explain what is needed before you can sell the lease. If a new lease is required despite there being a lease already in existence, an overriding lease can be granted. Our team of expert leasehold conveyancing solicitors have an excellent track record of achieving results for landlords and lessees.
To speak to a leasehold specialist solicitor who can help with any aspect of a lease, please contact us by calling on 01483 887766, email, or get in touch via live chat.