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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Balsall Heath

Would the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend perform right to buy conveyancing in Balsall Heath?

We work with numerous conveyancing experts who can handle right to buy transactions Do e-mail the solicitors listed with a view to secure a conveyancing quote.

A colleague advised me that where I am buying in Balsall Heath I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Balsall Heath conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and setting out significant information about Balsall Heath around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Balsall Heath Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Balsall Heath.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Balsall Heath?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Balsall Heath. 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…’

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Balsall Heath in advance of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor advised that some lenders may refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Balsall Heath. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Balsall Heath especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Balsall Heath.

There are only 62 years remaining on my lease in Balsall Heath. I now wish to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What should I do?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to track down the landlord. For most situations a specialist may be helpful to conduct investigations and prepare 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 conveyancer both on devolving into the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Balsall Heath.

Balsall Heath Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    Be sure to find out if there are any onerous prohibitions in the lease. For example it is reasonably common in Balsall Heath leases that pets are not allowed in certain buildings in Balsall Heath. If you like the flatin Balsall Heath however your dog is not allowed to move with you then you will be presented with a difficult determination. It is important to be aware whether changing the roof or some other major work is coming up to be shared between the leasehold owners and could well dramatically impact the level of the maintenance costs or require a one off payment.

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