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The leaseholders in my building are buying the freehold. What happens if I don’t want to take part?

You do not have to participate in buying the freehold. If you do not take part you will remain a leaseholder and the terms of your lease will stay the same.

If you want to join in the purchase or buy a share of the freehold at a later date this will be at the discretion of the participating leaseholders. All you can do is negotiate.


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