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Freehold forms

These forms are for business and residential property sales.

Some forms are only available through third party suppliers. We've provided links to the suppliers' websites and not directly to the forms, as you may need to create an account with the supplier first.

While care has been taken to make sure the forms and guidance notes are accurate, up-to-date and useful, the Law Society will not accept any legal liability in relation to them.

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FME1 Freehold management enquiries form
When acting for a buyer of a freehold that shares services with other houses, use this form to find out information such as the amount of estate rent charges or service charge equivalent. The rent charge owner, management company, managing agent or their appointed representative should provide this information.

It is not mandatory to use an FME1, but it's available free if you wish to use it. (Note that the form's format and questions cannot be altered.)

Download an FME1 form (PDF 551 KB)

Available from:

Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo

Standard conditions of sale (5th edition – 2018 revision)
Sets out contract conditions for a residential sale. They are not mandatory, but most residential sale contracts are subject to them. The conditions are designed to cover as many issues as possible which might occur during the sale process.

Download a specimen standard conditions of sale form (PDF 645 KB)

Available from:
Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo 

Standard conditions of sale (5th edition – 2011) 

Available from:

 Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo

Standard conditions of sale (2011)
Available from: 

 Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo

Standard commercial property conditions (3rd edition – 2018 revision)
Conditions to be incorporated into a contract for sale or grant of a lease of commercial property.

Download a specimen standard commercial property conditions form (PDF 682 KB)

Available from:
Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo
 

Standard commercial property conditions 3rd Edition (2017)

Available from: 

Oyez Forms | OneAdvanced | LexisNexis Smart Forms | Peapod Legal Office | EasyConvey | Shaw & Sons Ltd | FormEvo  

Disclosure Form (DIF1)
To be completed for the sale of any property that is to be occupied or purchased for the first time (new build). It's designed to make sure the financial aspects of the transaction and key information about the property are disclosed. It should be completed by the seller and given to the solicitor/conveyancer acting on behalf of the lender.

Download DIF1 (PDF 157 KB) from the UK Finance website

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