I have an AIP. The lender mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to appoint their panel solicitor as I would prefer to appoint a Appleton based conveyancing firm?
Do check but the chances are that allocate you one of their panel solicitors where you take up the "fee-free" offer. Contact the bank and ask if they allow a cash alternative. In the past a few lenders offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case that money can go towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor in Appleton.
I have a renovated Victorian house in Appleton. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same property. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?
You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Appleton and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also question the situation with the conveyancing solicitor who conducted the work.
In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business offices in Appleton and how can you help?
The particular law that you refer to gives protection to business lessees, giving them the right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Appleton is one of the many areas of the UK in which the firms we work with have offices
As co-executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a residence in Monmouth but I am based in Appleton. My conveyancer (approximately 235 miles awayrequires that I execute a stat dec before completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Appleton who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are based in Appleton
I purchased a flat in Appleton last 11/6/2019 and to date it is still not recorded with HM Land Registry. It is part of a new estate and my property lawyer told me that it can take 12 months to register. I have contacted HMLR directly and they say that the initial application was cancelled due to failure to reply to requisitions. Do I need to be concerned?
get in touch with your property lawyer - if you are not getting sensible responses, find out about their internal complaints procedure and amplify your problem to a Complaints Manager. Registrations for Appleton conveyancing are not known to be particularly slow.