Leasehold & freehold services

Leasehold and Freehold is the term used to describe the legal terminology or process of helping property owners in purchasing Leasehold or Freehold property or to complete a leasehold extension or Alteration of their property. This Title of consents of much more complex terminologies and the above is to just name the few, as they say its only the tip of the iceberg.

The Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 are the two key laws governing leasehold Services and are the same Regulatory Reforms all UK councils need to follow.

Because it is a legal process, it is one which can only be undertaken by professional or Legal Lawyers (Conveyancing Lawyers) or local Leasehold Expert people who have relevant experience in this field. CIA has direct connections with legal professionals that only specialise in the field of Leasehold and Freehold related enquires.

As mentioned above CIA have specialists in helping Leaseholders acquire the Freehold of their properties under the relevant Reform or Act or Legalisation. Either as individual investor in the direct case of a Leasehold house(s) or collectively within a block of flats. CIA can also assist in the purchase of the long Leasehold interest of individual flats.

The UK law is far too complex for individuals (This could be due a language barrier, Health Related issues or simply the individual is not too keen on learning and working through Legal Documentation) to understand it in great depth.

Specific calculations are required for the costing of acquiring a new Leasehold Property from a tenant or an existing Leaseholder and these matters can be mind boggling. Hence at CIA we aim to help simplify the process and to provide the best service to our clients by completing and working with all the professional bodies on your behalf and once a purchase is complete CIA will gladly hand over the Keys to the new owners.


CIA will advise you of your legal rights, tell you what you need in order to qualify, prepare the calculations required and then guide you through the process of serving the correct Legal Notice(s) on the landlord (Freeholder in most cases).

Whether you wish to acquire a long Lease, the Freehold of your flat (within the block) or collectively with other residents within a block of flats. CIA will negotiate a final figure with the landlord (Freeholder). You will not only benefit from our many years of experience in this area, you could also make substantial cost savings by using our services.