The Times – Watchdog to investigate leasehold sales scandal

Housebuilders are to be investigated over the mis-selling of thousands of leasehold properties after a U-turn by the competition watchdog amid pressure from ministers.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it would examine the scandal surrounding new-build homes sold on leases that were subject to substantial increases in ground rents and the charging of “permission fees” for home improvements.

Leasehold Reform – Report from the select committee 2019

Flawed system leaves leaseholders at risk of exploitation by developers, freeholders and managing agents – urgent reform needed.

Ey bye gum.

Yorkshire Builders lead the way creating a Commonhold development.
Just a small development of 5 apartments, but its another important step that could easily change how houses and apartments are owned.
The government have asked the Law Commission to see how they can further develop the commonhold idea.

Help to Buy now available

Hopton Build receives recognition in the Law Commissions Commonhold Consultation.

The build moves on

leasehold is not a form of ownership