Understanding Leasehold Properties

With leasehold properties accounting for 25% of housing stock and gaining increased political attention, this course will provide estate agents with the knowledge to successfully market and sell this type of home. Attendees will expand their understanding of how lease lengths and ground rent can alter a sale in order to advise clients and gain a competitive advantage.

The session will fully explain the legal rights of leaseholders and the various options agents can recommend to clients to help sell their properties. It will also demonstrate how using the Land Registry can help agents to stay informed on the issues affecting a property.


Estate agents who deal with leasehold properties or plan to make it an area of expertise for themselves.


  • Fully understand the leasehold system in England and Wales
  • Identifying when a lease is a ‘short lease’
  • Learn how lenders are changing their criteria for leasehold properties
  • Understand how to value a property with a short lease
  • How a deed of assignment can help you make sales
  • How to manage your risk when dealing with leasehold properties
  • How understanding a leaseholders’ legal rights gives you the critical edge
  • Introduction to the land registry and what information you should look for
  • Find out how the world of leasehold is changing


Understanding Leasehold Properties

  • London TBC - Wednesday 7th October 2020 12:30 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £89.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £130.00 (+VAT)

What do the delegates think?

"Louie is a passionate and engaging speaker, I had no idea leasehold could be so interesting and relevant"

Russ Hayter

"Excellent trainer, good course, would recommend"

Donna Barrett-Smith

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email courses@propertymark.co.uk with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email courses@propertymark.co.uk

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email courses@propertymark.co.uk.


Level: Intermediate
CPD: 3.5 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Meet Your Trainer

Louie Burns, NAEA Trainer

Louie Burns

Louie is well known for being passionate about the rights of leaseholders.

He is the managing director of Leasehold Solutions, the largest company of its kind which carries out thousands of lease extensions every year, working exclusively on behalf of leaseholders. He also is the managing partner of Leasehold Valuers LLP and Leasehold Law LLP.

He regularly writes for the media and industry publications on leasehold matters as well as appearances on the TV and radio. He is also currently working with the All Party Parliamentary Group who are looking at abuses within the leasehold sector.