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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.

Leasehold and ground rents could be scrapped under new recommendations

Leasehold and ground rents could be scrapped under new recommendations

We explain a select committee report into the leasehold scandal, including recommendations to replace leasehold with commonhold and ban punitive ground rents.

Ground rents for new leaseholders to be capped at £10 a year

Ground rents for new leaseholders to be capped at £10 a year

Which? explains government proposals to cap ground rents on new leasehold properties at £10 a year.

Leasehold scandal: nine in ten buyers regret buying a leasehold house

Leasehold scandal: nine in ten buyers regret buying a leasehold house

Which? assesses a new report which claims leasehold house buyers were misinformed when purchasing their homes, and offers an update on government reforms.

To have or to leasehold? Inside the scandal rocking the new homes industry

To have or to leasehold? Inside the scandal rocking the new homes industry

Which? investigates the leasehold new-build homes scandal, where escalating ground rent clauses and punitive fees leave owners as 'tenants in their own homes'

Your new consumer rights for 2018

Your new consumer rights for 2018

As people continue fulfilling the promise of New Year’s resolutions, this year will see change for you that expands beyond the personal. In 2018, we will welcome three big alterations...

New-build leasehold houses and rip-off ground rents to be banned

New-build leasehold houses and rip-off ground rents to be banned

Which? explains the government's decision to overhaul the leasehold system for new-build buyers in England and explore redress for existing homeowners.

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