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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Abertillery

Do the conveyancing solicitors highlighted through your ’find a lawyer’ tool conduct right to buy conveyancing in Abertillery?

We do have a variety of conveyancing solicitors carrying out right to buy transactions Please e-mail the solicitors listed with a view to secure a costs illustration.

It is a dozen years since I purchased my home in Abertillery. Conveyancing solicitors have now been instructed on the sale but I am unable to find the title documents. Will this cause complications?

Don’t worry too much. First there is a chance that the deeds will be kept by your mortgage company or they may be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Abertillery relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is not registered it is more tricky but is not insurmountable.

I'm refinancing my existing property to a buy to let loan with HSBC Bank and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on further house. The location we are interested in is Abertillery. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the transactions?

Make use of our comparison tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. Having checked that they are the lawyer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you solicitor and make clear your expectations and requirements.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Abertillery for my remortgage. Is it possible to review a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

One can review published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded call for training requirements.

I've found a house that appears to tick a lot of boxes, at a great figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have since found out that the title is leasehold as opposed to freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns buying a leasehold house in Abertillery. Conveyancing advisers have are soon to be instructed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Abertillery are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are buying in Abertillery in which case you should be shopping around for a Abertillery conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the unexpired lease term. Being a lessee you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions for example obtaining the freeholder’spermission to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a service charge towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your conveyancer will advise you fully on all the issues.

Abertillery Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    You should be aware that where the lease has fewer than eighty years it will affect the marketability of the flat. Check with your mortgage company that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will almost definitely have to extend the lease at some point and it is worth discovering how much this will be. Remember, in most cases you would be be obliged to have owned the premises for 24 months in order to be eligible to extend the lease. The majority of Abertillery leasehold apartments will incur a service charge for the upkeep of the building set by the management company. Should you acquire the property you will have to meet this contribution, usually quarterly throughout the year. This may differ from a couple of hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large communal grounds. In all probability there will be a ground rent for you to pay annual, normally this is not a significant amount, say approximately £25-£75 but you need to check it because occasionally it can be prohibitively expensive.

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