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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Batley

Are you able to recommend a Bank of Ireland approved Batley conveyancing conveyancer who can have us moved in within less than a month? Am I best advised to choose a local Batley firm or a web based comparison site?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent Batley conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Batley. Approach a couple of firms and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Discuss your time frames together with your reasons and get a commitment on your deadline. Select the one that appears most efficient.

We are buying a end of terrace house in Batley. Our aim is to an extension at the rear at the property.Will legal work on the property involve enquiries to ascertain if these works were previously refused?

Your property lawyer will review the deeds as conveyancing in Batley will on occasion identify restrictions in the title deeds which restrict certain changes or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Many works call for local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

Is it the case that all Batley solicitor practices on the Principality conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Principality conveyancing panel they would need to be overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. The majority of lenders do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the firms would be governed by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I had an offer accepted on an apartment in Batley on 26/2/2019, valuation was booked five days later, received a clean bill of health. Property lawyer appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to UBS and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the UBS conveyancing panel. Are UBS entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for UBS to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the UBS conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Batley. I happened to chance upon a site which looks to be the perfect answer If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via phone that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Batley. Conveyancing and Clydesdale mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in Batley who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Batley conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I inherited a 2 bed flat in Batley, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2004. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar properties in Batley with a long lease are worth £197,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 levied per year. The lease ends on 21st October 2075

You have 56 years remaining on your lease we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £29,500 and £34,000 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. 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. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

The conveyancing solicitors conducting our conveyancing in Batley has sent papers to review that state the land is unregistered with epitome documents. How can it be that the property not registred at the Land Registry?

Whilst the vast majorities of properties in Batley are now registered with HM Land Registry there are still some that are unregistered. Any property in Batley that has been purchased since the late 1980’s will have been registered at the HM Land Registry under the compulsory ‘first registration’ scheme. However, if a Batley property has not changed hands in that time then it’s likely the old fashioned title deeds will be the only evidence of ownership.Many Batley conveyancing practitioners should be capable of dealing with this type of conveyancing but in the event that uncertainty reigns the prevailing advice nowadays is for the seller to address the registration formalities first and subsequently sell - this will have a knock on effect to cause a prolonged home move.

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