Advice Regarding Leaseholds
I am thinking of buying a flat (UK), but I am concerned regarding leasehold conditions. Leases tend not to be available to would-be buyers, until the solicitor becomes involved.
But some of the problems include whether a leaseholder can repair, or even wash their car in a bay.
Needing permission to undertake certain work, etc.
I have never owned a flat, so, from your experience in the UK what are the major pitfalls in buying a flat in terms of the lease requirements?
Ps. Is there a way of investigating lease requirements at the viewing stage.
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