PROPERTY TRANSFER

Solicitors acting in connection with the sale or purchase of a leasehold property will need to contact us to fulfill their conveyancing requirements.

We are unable to respond to service charge information requests, and would ask that these queries be directed to the block management firm.

I am  selling/purchasing a leasehold property...

It is the responsibility of the buyer's appointed solicitor to contact us in accordance with the terms of the Lease, however, you can still inform us by logging in to your online account and completing the Notification of Change to Account Name form.

You need to ensure that your appointed Solicitors have provided us with a Notice of Transfer so that we can update our records accordingly. 

Please pass our details to your appointed solicitor.  There is no need for you to do anything else.  Your solicitor will consult the lease to identify the relevant transfer covenants and we will liaise with them direct to ensure these requirements are fully satisfied.

In accordance with our Tenant Charter we aim to respond to all correspondence within 10 working days. We will advise your solicitors of this immediately to ensure enquiries are submitted in good time and there are no delays to your transaction.

We will liaise with your solicitors direct, please revert to their office for any updates in the first instance.

We would advise that your solicitor submits payment themselves together with the enquiry to ensure we can action their request promptly and efficiently. We certainly have no objections to accepting payment from you direct if this will assist you but please note our turnaround time of 10 working days will still apply.

No.  All Property Transfer fees must be paid by cheque made payable to Freehold Managers Plc.

I am a solicitor dealing with the transfer of a leasehold property…

We expect that you will require details of the ground rent account, buildings insurance information and confirmation of any breaches of covenant as a matter of course.
There may be other enquiries or documents specific to the registered lease in question. Whilst we will of course answer all enquiries to the best of our knowledge, please note we are unable to advise you of the requirements of your transaction. We must always presume that you have consulted the lease to ensure the relevant transfer covenants of the registered lease are adhered to.

Our fee to provide a Pre-Sale Pack is £258.00 (including VAT). The Pack includes Ground Rent Statement, Insurance Certificate (providing the Insurance is placed through the Landlords Broker), Confirmation of Breach of Lease and after-sale requirements.


Please contact the management company or their appointed agents for details of the service charge account and any planned maintenance works

A schedule of our Property Transfer Charges can be found here.

Where possible, we would suggest your enquiries are sent to DX 157390 Southwark 14 for the attention of our Property Transfer Department.

In accordance with our (Tenant Charter) we aim to respond to all correspondence within 10 working days. Please ensure your enquiries are submitted in good time to ensure there are no delays to your transaction

Please send a cheque made payable to Freehold Managers PLC to; Property Transfer Department, DX157390, Southwark 14.

We are currently unable to accept payment from a solicitor online or by bank transfer.

We offer an ‘expedited’ service which will guarantee a response to your enquiry will be issued within 48 hours.  Please contact our Property Transfer Department here for further information.

We would suggest we liaise direct with the appointed solicitors to ensure all the requirements of the lease are satisfied as promptly and efficiently as possible.

No, we do not accept service by email. Please forward documents to our DX address 157390 Southwark 14 or Butlers Wharf Building, 36 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YE.