Could we do the extension
ourselves and what would be a fair price if we got a solicitor
involved. Once this is decided, the solicitor
(again it is wise to choose a specialist) drafts a deed to vary the term of the existing lease along with any other provisions in each of the tenants’ names.“The same deed would be used for each flat and the extension
can be up to 999 years,” says Patel
.“The most common change is a reduction in ground rent.