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Commonhold

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A brief introduction to commonhold.

Commonhold introduced under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002. It can help property owners avoid some of the problems associated with leasehold. Commonhold will apply mainly to blocks of flats.

How does commonhold work?

How commonhold operates. 

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantages and disadvantages of commonhold. 

Buying a commonhold property

Issues involved in buying a commonhold property. 

Converting to commonhold

Converting from leasehold to commonhold. 

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