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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alsager

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Alsager costs more?

The conveyancing fees on a leasehold property in Alsager is inevitably higher than on a freehold acquisition or disposal. This is because there is an amount of additional time necessary in corresponding with the landlord and managing agents to collate the information about whether the rent and maintenance charges have been paid and whether there are any large sums expected to be spent in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

We're in Alsager, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Santander , and our solicitor is on the Santander conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Santander conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial property in Alsager?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Alsager will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Alsager. The search result sets out definitive data 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 Alsager.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Alsager it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Alsager commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Alsager.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Alsager before instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks may not issue a loan on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Alsager. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Alsager especially if they are familiar with such properties in Alsager.

What do I do if I am unhappy with the solicitor who handled my conveyancing in Alsager?

Occasionally the level of service you receive is not as you expect, and unfortunately sometimes matters do not go as planned. Nevertheless there is recourse if you were dissatisfied with your conveyancing in Alsager. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a conveyancer to their regulator. If things still aren’t resolved you may consider getting in touch with the Legal Ombudsman.

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