Freehold Purchase

If you occupy a leasehold flat within a larger block, it is possible for the tenants to club together in order to acquire the freehold from the existing owner.

This process requires a qualifying majority to be signed up to the process and can be quite time consuming and expensive and, once again, it is best to have this process managed by an experienced chartered surveyor who will know how to handle this process and how best to approach the freeholder on behalf of a group of tenants.  

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What is the RICS?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the organisation responsible for the training and regulation of Chartered Surveyors. To be listed on Local Building Surveyors, surveyors must be either a RICS Member (MRICS/FRICS) or a Firm Regulated by the RICS, so you can be assured that your survey will be carried out by a fully qualified regulated professional.

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What Survey Do I Need?

What type of survey do I need?

If you are looking for something more than a simple property valuation (highly recommended if you are buying a new property), there are two common "standard" types of survey.  Check out the links below to find out more:

RICS HomeBuyer survey

Building Survey (Structural Survey)


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