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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ampthill

The vendors of the home we are purchasing have appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Ampthill who has suggested a lock out contract with a non-refundable deposit of 5k. Are such agreements sensible?

Exclusivity contracts are contracts binding a home vendor and prospective acquirer granting the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the property for a set period of time. Essentially, an exclusivity is a document specifying that you should be issued with a contract at a later time being the main conveyancing contract. It is generally used for buyer protection though in some cases, the vendor may enjoy an upside from such agreements as well. There are many positives and negatives to using an agreement but you need to check with your solicitor but beware that it may result in costing you extra in conveyancing charges. For this these contracts are avoided in relation to conveyancing in Ampthill.

Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Ampthill even where I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for example where I wish to acquire an office in Ampthill with a mortgage from Santander?

The service is predominantly there to get a quote from domestic conveyancing solicitors in Ampthill but we have listed at the bottom of this page a selection of Ampthill commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the company directly to check if they can also act for Santander

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to pop into the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Ampthill so that I can attend their offices if necessary.

Most approved lawyers for banks undertake all of the work through the post, e-mail or over the phone. This enables them to carry out the legal work for your home move regardless of where you live in England or Wales. That being said you should see if you can still book an appointment to visit conveyancing lawyer if needed.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Ampthill ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor advised that some lenders will refuse to give a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Ampthill. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Ampthill especially if they are familiar with such properties in Ampthill.

Looking forward to complete next month on a garden flat in Ampthill. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they will have a report out to me on Monday. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Ampthill should include some of the following:

    Do you need to have carpet in the flat or are you allowed wood flooring? Will you be prohibited or prevented from having pets in the property? Repair and maintenance of the property What you can do if a neighbour breaches a clause of their lease? The physical ownership of the demise. This could be the flat itself but might incorporate a roof area or storage are if relevant.
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Ampthill please ask your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Ampthill.

I acquired a split level flat in Ampthill, conveyancing having been completed September 1999. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Equivalent properties in Ampthill with an extended lease are worth £176,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced annually. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2072

With 50 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £31,400 and £36,200 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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