These forms are for business and residential property sales.
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FME1 Freehold management enquiries form
Use the FME1 form to find out information, such as the amount of estate rent charges or service charge equivalent, when acting for a buyer of a freehold that shares services with other houses.
The rent charge owner, management company, managing agent or their appointed representative should provide this information.
The form was updated in November 2021. From 12 January 2022, only the updated version should be used.
The FME1 form now contains process efficiency improvements and additional questions on:
- restrictions on keeping pets or parking
- fire safety or external fire wall assessments
- urgent fire safety works
The FME1 is not mandatory, but it's available for free if you wish to use it. The form's format and questions cannot be altered.
Standard conditions of sale (5th edition – 2018 revision)
The standard conditions of sale sets out contract conditions for a residential sale. They are not mandatory, but most residential sale contracts are subject to them.
The standard conditions are designed to cover as many issues as possible that might occur during the sale process.
Standard conditions of sale (5th edition – 2011)
Standard conditions of sale (2011)
Standard commercial property conditions (3rd edition – 2018 revision)
These are standard commercial property conditions to be incorporated into a contract for sale or grant of a lease of commercial property.
Standard commercial property conditions (3rd edition – 2017)
Disclosure form (DIF1)
The DIF1 form is to be completed for the sale of any property that's 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.
The DIF1 form should be completed by the seller and given to the solicitor/conveyancer acting on behalf of the lender.
Download the DIF1 form (PDF 157 KB) from the UK Finance website