How to lease

This guide is for anyone already living in a leasehold property or anyone thinking of buying one.

Applies to England


How to lease


This guide is for current and prospective leaseholders and sets out the differences between leasehold and freehold property and the rights, obligations and implications of being a leaseholder.

Published 26 June 2018
Last updated 23 June 2022 + show all updates
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