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Leasehold scandal: some homeowners to receive ground rent refunds and freehold discounts

Leasehold scandal: some homeowners to receive ground rent refunds and freehold discounts

Two leasehold firms will offer refunds and discounts to homeowners affected by escalating ground rents after a CMA investigation into the leasehold scandal.

Leasehold scandal: government pledges to make it cheaper to extend leases and cut ground rents

Leasehold scandal: government pledges to make it cheaper to extend leases and cut ground rents

Which? explains the government's new proposals to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to extend their lease or buy their freehold.

Competition watchdog launches action against developers over leasehold mis-selling

Competition watchdog launches action against developers over leasehold mis-selling

Which? explains the CMA's plans to launch enforcement action against four of the UK's largest housebuilders over potential mis-selling of leasehold homes.

Homeowners face sales falling through and zero valuations due to fire safety test delays

Homeowners face sales falling through and zero valuations due to fire safety test delays

Which? explains how thousands of flat owners face their properties being valued at zero due to confusion over the implementation of new fire safety tests.

Leasehold property sales could finally be banned: what would it mean for buyers and homeowners?

Leasehold property sales could finally be banned: what would it mean for buyers and homeowners?

Which? explains the ramifications of the Law Commission's report into leasehold housing, which recommends replacing leasehold with commonhold.

Competition watchdog to take action over mis-selling of leasehold houses

Competition watchdog to take action over mis-selling of leasehold houses

A new report by the Competition and Markets Authority reveals 'troubling evidence of potential mis-selling' of leasehold properties

Six things you should check before buying a leasehold property

Six things you should check before buying a leasehold property

Which? explains the major pitfalls facing people considering buying a leasehold home, including costly extensions, high service charges and permission fees.

Leasehold scandal one year on: has anything really changed?

Leasehold scandal one year on: has anything really changed?

A year on from our investigation into the leasehold scandal, Which? analyses the government's progress in reforming the leasehold market.

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