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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Altrincham

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your ’find a lawyer’ app carry out right to buy conveyancing in Altrincham?

We have identified a variety of conveyancing practitioners carrying out right to buy conveyancing work You should get in touch with the conveyancers listed with a view to obtain a costs calculation.

It is is a decade since I purchased my property in Altrincham. Conveyancing lawyers have just been retained on the sale but I am unable to find my title deeds. Will this jeopardise the sale?

Don’t worry too much. First the deeds may be with your mortgage company or they could be in the possession of the lawyers who oversaw the purchase. Secondly in all probability the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors obtaining current official copies of the land registers. Most conveyancing in Altrincham relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your property is not registered it is more of a problem but is not insurmountable.

I require fast conveyancing in Altrincham as I have an ultimatum to exchange contracts inside 4 weeks. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not obtaining a mortgage you are at liberty not to have searches carried out although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Altrincham the following are instances of what can show up and therefore impact the marketability of the property: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Altrincham ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can look into this further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Altrincham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Altrincham to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I have recently realised that I have 62 years left on my flat in Altrincham. I now want to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What options are available to me?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you have used your best endeavours to track down the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent may be helpful to carry out a search and to produce a report to be accepted by the court as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Altrincham.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Altrincham - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    It would be prudent to find out as much as you can about the company managing the block as they will either make living at the property much simpler or uncomfortable. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently at the mercy of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to every day issues such as the tidiness of the common parts. Enquire of other people whether they are happy with them. Finally, investigate as to the dates that the service charges are due to the managing agents and specifically what you get for your money. How many years remain on the lease? Best to be warned whether fixing the lift or some other major work is due in the near future to be shared amongst the leaseholders and will dramatically increase the the service fees or necessitate a specific payment.

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