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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alexandra Park

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend carry out auction conveyancing in Alexandra Park?

We know of a number of niche solicitors we can connect you with those conducting auction conveyancing. Alexandra Park is one of our locations where our lawyers are based.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could affect a commercial site in Alexandra Park?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Alexandra Park will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Alexandra Park. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Alexandra Park.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Alexandra Park it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Alexandra Park commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Alexandra Park.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Alexandra Park?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Alexandra Park. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Can you provide any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Alexandra Park from the perspective of speeding up the sale process?

  • Much of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Alexandra Park can be bypassed if you get in touch lawyers the minute you market your property and ask them to put together the leasehold documentation which will be required by the buyers’ lawyers.
  • Some Alexandra Park leases require Landlord’s consent to the sale and approval of the buyers. If this is the case, you should notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers put in hand bank and professional references. Any bank reference should make it clear that the buyer is financially capable of paying the yearly service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the actual amount of the service charge so that they can pass this information on to the purchasers or their lawyers. If you hold a share in a the freehold, you should make sure that you have the original share certificate. Arranging a replacement share certificate can be a time consuming process and delays many a Alexandra Park home move. Where a duplicate share is necessary, you should approach the company officers or managing agents (where applicable) for this as soon as possible. Many freeholders or managing agents in Alexandra Park charge for supplying management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should find out the fee that they propose to charge. The management pack sought as soon as you have a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The average time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most usual cause of frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Alexandra Park. In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s consent? Have you, for example installed wooden flooring? Most leases in Alexandra Park state that internal structural changes or installing wooden flooring calls for a licence from the Landlord approving such works. If you dont have the approvals in place do not communicate with the landlord without contacting your lawyer in advance.

Having spent years of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Alexandra Park. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

if there is a missing landlord or if there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to judgment on the price payable.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Alexandra Park residence is Flat B 10 Grove Avenue in October 2013. Following a vesting order Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Court 3rd July 2013 The tribunal determines that the premium payable for the lease extension was £36,215.00 This case affected 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 65.21 years.

Is it true that a Alexandra Park conveyancing practice taken to court by clients for not carrying out the appropriate conveyancing searches?

We are not aware of such a Alexandra Park conveyancing claim but it has been reported that, a couple purchasing a property elsewhere in England successfully won a claim against their lawyer as a consequence of development permission to erect a wind farm not being picked up in conveyancing searches.

If you are purchasing in Alexandra Park It is critical that your conveyancing practitioner conduct all Alexandra Park conveyancing searches required making sure that you have relevant and current information before buying a property.

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