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At South East Leasehold we help clients extend their leasehold or buy their freehold on properties throughout the South East of England.

If you are looking to extend your lease you will either need to reach a private agreement with the freeholder or serve the freeholder with a Section 42 Notice who will have 2 months to respond with a Section 45 Notice.

From our two regional offices based on the coast in Worthing and our London office we can offer a swift, professional and competitive service.


South East Leasehold has over 30 years’ experience in carrying out lease extensions and enfranchisements across all parts of London. We deal with approx. 300-400 lease extensions and countless enfranchisements in the capital every year, acting for individual leasehold owners and large clients.


On the South Coast, Brighton is an exciting and vibrant city and a destination for many young professionals. The city is known and admired for its Regency architecture and has an abundance of leasehold properties, period and modern flats in the town centre, along the seafront or on the outskirts of town.


Hove is the quieter and more residential part of the City of Brighton & Hove which has around 275,000 inhabitants in total, many of whom will live in leasehold properties. South East Leasehold have helped many clients in Brighton & Hove navigate the lease extension process, all of whom have been delighted with the quality of service they received.


A large seaside town 10 miles west of Brighton & Hove on the South Coast, Worthing is a popular and attractive place to live. The town is full of leasehold properties and owners are advised to keep the lease extended to secure the property and maintain its value. For professional advice and assistance with lease extensions, please get in touch.


The seaside resort of Eastbourne in East Sussex has a population of around 100,000 and a large variety of leasehold properties, mainly flats, in all areas of the town. Extending your lease can be a complicated process which is why South East Leasehold offers a professional service to make sure everything runs smoothly.


We have 30+ years’ experience of providing a complete service to deal with lease extensions in Croydon, across South London and beyond. Our service is designed for all types of leaseholder, so whether you live or work in Croydon, we can help businesses and individuals, letting agencies and landlords in the area.


Bournemouth on the South Coast is a lively seaside resort with much to offer. There’s a wealth of period property in Bournemouth, with extensive lease agreements in place. Extending the lease of such properties may need professional assistance to obtain the best possible price, which is where South East Leasehold has specialist expertise.


Situated on the London/Surrey border, Sutton has a fast growing population and rising number of businesses in the area. Numerous leasehold properties have extensive lease agreements in place. In contrast to the larger, faceless companies, we can offer an efficient and personal service to guide you safely through the lease extension process.


A popular, affluent commuter town with a rich heritage, Guildford’s housing stock consists of just over 15% leasehold ownership. If you have owned the property for at least 2 years and the original lease exceeds 21 years, you are eligible for a lease extension of 90 years, according to the Leasehold Reform Housing & Urban Development Act 1993 (as amended by subsequent Acts).


While the City of Chichester, West Sussex, has roots going back to Roman times, it is now a thriving and prosperous community of some 27,000 inhabitants. With numerous pretty period properties having extensive lease agreements in place, South East Leasehold is well placed to offer a comprehensive and competitively priced lease extension service in the area.


Tonbridge is an affluent market town in Kent, 4 miles north of Royal Tunbridge Wells, which ranks consistently highly in the best places to live in the UK. With numerous leasehold properties in the area, it’s important to recognise the benefits of a lease extension, in terms of maintaining peace of mind for the owner and a high market value for the property.


Reigate is a prosperous Surrey town with a wealth of attractive period properties, many of which are owned on a leasehold basis. To get a good indication of the likely cost of a lease extension, use our Lease Extension Calculator and call us for a free, no obligation consultation.


Strategically positioned close to the A24 and M25, Dorking is a charming market town nestling in the Surrey Hills. Whether you wish to buy the freehold or extend a pre-existing lease on a property of any size in the area, South East Leasehold can provide expert advice and assistance.


On the South Coast, just north of the Isle of Wight, Southampton is a buzzing city filled with students and young professionals. As one of the busiest ports in the UK, Southampton is a hub of industry and tourism, with cruise ships bringing hundreds of visitors into the city every day. As such, there is a constant demand for high-density housing and we have helped many clients with leasehold advice.


Mainly situated on Portsea Island, the city of Portsmouth is found on the South Coast of Hampshire, around 20 miles from Southampton. As the most densely populated city in the UK (including London), at South East Leasehold we have extensive experience working with property owners in Portsmouth.


Just 12 miles from Southampton, the charming town of Winchester was once a walled Roman capital, and is now known for its historic architecture and the beautiful Winchester. Whether you wish to extend your current property lease or purchase its freehold, South East Leasehold can offer expert assistance across the Winchester area.


The town of Gillingham is situated in northern Kent, and is home to a community of around 105,000 residents. If you currently own a leasehold property and would like legal assistance to extend your lease, contact us today. At South East Leasehold, we take pride in our attentive service and will be happy to guide you through the extension process.


Maidstone is a historic town in Kent, brimming with a diverse range of properties, from Georgian homes that are full of character, to sleek contemporary new-builds. With such a wide selection of leaseholds on the market, it’s important that owners maximise the value of their homes by extending their lease or applying for enfranchisement.


The town of Dartford is situated in the north of Kent, on the eastern edge of the M25, offering quick links into London, Essex and the South East. Many of Dartford’s 106,000 residents live in leasehold properties, and could benefit from using our Lease Extension Calculator to get an indication of how much it may cost to increase the value of their home.


Orpington is situated near the south-eastern edge of Greater London. The suburban town offers a thriving community, and has a large number of properties with lease agreements. For friendly and experienced guidance with a lease extension or enfranchisement process, contact our team at South East Leasehold today.


Sittingbourne is an industrial town in the north of Kent, in the district of Swale. The town is rapidly growing, with a large number of new developments cropping up to accommodate incoming residents. These have introduced a fresh wave of leasehold properties, with which South East Leasehold are happy to assist. If you would like any information about lease extension or enfranchisement, contact us today.


With over 30 years’ experience in the lease extension industry, South East Leasehold can assist leaseholders and freeholders across the Medway area of Kent, including Rainham, Rochester and Chatham. Whether you want to apply for a residential enfranchisement or arrange a commercial lease extension, our qualified team can help.

Tunbridge Wells

The attractive town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is nestled within the High Weald Area of Natural Beauty, on the border between Kent and East Sussex. Its pretty streets and architecture attract thousands of visitors each year, and the demand for housing makes it essential for landlords and homeowners to keep their property values competitive.

Wherever your property is based in the South East, we would be delighted to help. Please contact us with us today to discuss your personal requirements.

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