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Flat bought eight months ago it is leasehold, have bought an

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Flat bought eight months ago it is leasehold, have bought an extension to the lease through our solicitor, landlord/leaseholder now wants to insert a clause which will mean that solicitors and money will have to be involved if we want to rent it in the future. We feel that as the property was bought with the leasehold read and agreed the present should stand unaltered. Appreciate your advise.

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The Landlord/Freeholder is not legally entitled to change the terms of the Lease retrospectively. Therefore, if there is no provision in the original Lease and no mention of it in your Lease extension, then the Landlord has no right or entitlement to request this additional provision will now apply.

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