Leasehold vs Commonhold: What is the difference?

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The Commonhold Act came into force in 2004, which created an alternative method of home ownership. This however, in the last 14 years has been little used.

Commonhold allows people to own their own homes with no Landlord or expiring lease. Residents are members of the management company allowing them to vote on matters of upkeep etc.

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Nick Symes: Is insurance a soft target?

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It is being muted that Tax rises are required to plug the black hole in the NHS funding.

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is very much a stealth Tax as outside of the insurance industry, the effects of any increase are not appreciated.

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Nick Symes on... Asset Management

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Proactive asset management has always been at the forefront of the property market. We are seeing this manifest itself in a number of ways, not least the conversion of offices to residential apartments.

When undertaking building works on a property asset there are two important issues in respect of the insurance.

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