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Money-Saving Fixed Fee

At the LEC we will save you time and money helping you protect your current investment in your property whilst also adding significant value to it. Our money-saving fixed fee ensures there are no hidden costs or ‘meter running’ professional service charges.

Outstanding Service

We pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service, changing the typical experience of extending a lease. If during the process of extending your lease it encounters an issue we will find a way to navigate around it, or work through it to find a workable solution.

We will manage your lease extension from instruction to the final registration of the title with HM Land Registry. Working closely with every client we put together an individual Project Plan, detailing each stage, legal requirement, costs and process, giving you a comprehensive understanding of what happens when and what it will cost.

Dedicated Professionals

With over 20 years of combined experience in lease extension and project management expertise, our combined experience has led us to understand the importance of simplicity, adopting a ‘plain speaking’ approach and delivering outstanding service. We work for you, saving you time, money and stress.

Are you looking to purchase your freehold?

If you are looking to purchase your Freehold we can manage the process for you under the supervision of our industry leading specialist surveyors and solicitors for a money=saving fixed fee.

Do you own your freehold or a share of it?

If you already own your freehold or a share of it, we can provide your lease extension individually or within a group, quickly and efficiently for a money-saving fixed fee.

We love what we do. Helping our clients, making what can be an overwhelming complex process straight forward, achieving great results, saving time and money.

To find out more about our fixed fee for your lease extension please call one of our team today, free on 0800 030 6908 or email contact@theleaseextensioncompany.com

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Case Studies

From the thousands of leases we have extended please find to follow some snapshot case studies.

Client extending a short lease on their property in central London prior to putting it on the market.

INSTRUCTION DATE 01/06/21
UNEXPIRED TERM 91 years
GROUND RENT   £10 p/a for the term of the lease
VALUATION REPORT PUBLISHED 18/06/21

Our specialist surveyor identified the lowest likely premium to be £4,280 and the highest possible amount as £4,725

S42 NOTICE SERVED 06/07/21
S45 COUNTEROFFER RECEIVED 18/06/21
TERMS AGREED 06/10/21

£4,280 premium agreed + Freeholders costs

COMPLETION OF LEASE 12/11/21

Client selling property in Hornchurch Essex.

As the client’s property would drop below 80 before the new owners would legally be able to apply to extend the lease under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, a condition of the client’s sale was to be complete on the lease extension prior to completing on a lease extension.

INSTRUCTION DATE 05/05/20
UNEXPIRED TERM 82 years
VALUATION REPORT PUBLISHED 22/05/20

Our specialist surveyor identified the lowest likely premium to be £6,500 and the highest possible amount as £9,250

S42 NOTICE SERVED 27/05/20
S45 COUNTEROFFER RECEIVED 16/09/20
TERMS AGREED 02/10/20

£6,000 premium agreed + Freeholders costs

COMPLETION OF LEASE 30/10/20
COMPLETION OF CLIENTS SALE
10/11/20

Client with a flat in London with 86 years, keen to extend their lease before the unexpired term dropped closer to the 80 year marriage value cut off.

INSTRUCTION DATE 19/04/21
UNEXPIRED TERM 80 years
GROUND RENT   £10 p/a for the term of the lease
VALUATION REPORT PUBLISHED 23/04/21

Our specialist surveyor identified the lowest likely premium to be £3,200 and the highest possible amount as £3,800

S42 NOTICE SERVED 11/05/21
S45 COUNTEROFFER RECEIVED 29/06/21
TERMS AGREED 30/06/21

£3,200 premium agreed + Freeholders costs

COMPLETION OF LEASE 09/08/21

Client extending a short lease on their property in Uxbridge prior to putting it on the market.

INSTRUCTION DATE 04/02/21
UNEXPIRED TERM 60 years
GROUND RENT   £60 p/a for the next 27 years rising to 90 years for the remaining term of the lease.
VALUATION REPORT PUBLISHED
S42 NOTICE SERVED 24/03/21
S45 COUNTEROFFER RECEIVED 18/06/21
TERMS AGREED 28/07/21

£25,800 premium agreed + Freeholders costs.

COMPLETION OF LEASE 17/09/21

Client assisting elderly parents extend their lease with a short lease in Birmingham.

INSTRUCTION DATE 07/06/19
UNEXPIRED TERM 65 years
GROUND RENT  
£50 p/a for the term of the lease
VALUATION REPORT PUBLISHED 18/06/19

Our specialist surveyor identified the lowest likely premium to be £12,000 and the highest possible amount as £15,500 apportioned between the Freeholder and Head leaseholder

S42 NOTICE SERVED 04/07/19
S45 COUNTEROFFER RECEIVED 07/09/19
TERMS AGREED 08/11/19

£15,500 premium agreed + Freeholders costs

COMPLETION OF LEASE 09/0/20

Client with a flat in London with 86 years agreed an informal lease extension with Croydon council.

INSTRUCTION DATE 11/06/19
UNEXPIRED TERM 86 years
GROUND RENT   £10 p/a for the term of the lease
COMPLETION OF LEASE
03/04/20

Group of Clients with flats in Surrey for which they all owned a share of the Freehold and wished to each extend their leases to 999 Years.

INSTRUCTION DATE 12/07/19
COMPLETION OF LEASE
17/08/20

What Our Clients Say

"Thank you so much for your help. You made what at first appeared like a big daunting and expensive task, simple, easy to understand and almost fun!"

Jackie and Phil - Southampton

"Thank you for helping with our freehold. Everyone has been very helpful and friendly even our surveyor and lawyer were very friendly and got things done quickly."

Kevin - Bournemouth 

"Thank you for all your effort in helping us extending the lease. I sincerely believe you saved us a lot of time and money. Please can you offer the same service for buying a house?!"

Mark - Manchester

"Tabitha thank you and your team for all your advice and help it was much appreciated. We can’t thank you all enough for making sense of our position and helping us find the solution. We couldn’t recommend the LEC more highly."

Sandra and Tom - Leeds

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Strength In Numbers

Find out how to extend your lease in a group or with neighbours with the same freeholder to give you the best chance of negotiating the lowest possible premium and reducing the costs by up to 50%.

Our experts in lease extension work together with the other leaseholders in the block, securing a group application and coordinating and managing this group at no extra cost.

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