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I am very sorry to read of the above and I imagine what a difficult position it must be. I will certainly try to clarify your options.
I'm following up on the above. Without some further information from you as above, I am limited in what I can say on the matter but in the hope it is helpful nonetheless, I will provide you with the following broad answer. If you are able to kindly provide me with the above further information or if you have any further questions generally, I will be delighted to expand on the following - please just reply back to me in this case:
Notwithstanding the above, in general terms if the freehold of a missus is sold, this does not directly affect the leasehold title which continues to subsist as against the new owner as it did against the old owner. In other words, the leaseholder would have the same rights as against any new owner as they would have had against the old owner. It is just a change of name on the freehold title. Accordingly if the existing lease had a right to assign the lease to a new party, and that rights would continue to exist as against any new freehold owner. By contrast, if the lease does not have a right to assign or requires permission of the freeholder to assign, then you would not have a right to assign or would need to ask the freeholder's permission respectively.
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Hello - I am very sorry but I cannot see any outstanding message other than your last message asking me to respond. Are you able to kindly clarify what message you are referring to?
If you reached an agreement with the previous owner as regards ***** ***** rent in lieu of works being carried out then such agreement would bind the new owner. Ideally of course you would have this agreement in writing or the new owner would have the opportunity to dispute what you say