Inside the leasehold scandal - The Which? Money Podcast

This week we reveal the biggest scandal to hit the UK property market.

 

Thousands of homeowners who have bought their property on a 'leasehold basis' are finding themselves trapped in homes with archaic terms and astronomical fees.

 

While some are forced to fork out £60 to change their doorbell others face spiralling ground rent which could run into tens of thousands of pounds.

 

We speak to the homeowners being failed by this antiquated system and ask the experts - including lawmakers - whether it will ever change.   


In the rest of the episode we discuss the latest with the Woodford fund suspension, how to beat rising rail fares and a new bank switching deal.

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