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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Benton

What tips do you have for searching for leasehold conveyancing in Benton?

Option 1 is to ask relatives who they used in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Option 2 is to search the internet for conveyancing in Benton. Telephone a couple or more firms from the list and ask them to send you their conveyancing fee calculations and speak to the lawyer who will conduct your conveyancing in advance ofmaking your decision.

Option 3 is to make use of this site to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your own factors including area of the property,deadlines, complications and who your intended lender is. Don't take the bait of £100 conveyancing in Benton

What can a local search inform me regarding the house my wife and I purchasing in Benton?

Benton conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Xpress Legal The local search plays a central part in most Benton conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search should reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Benton ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to issue a loan on this type of property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements from 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 help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Benton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Benton to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I own a leasehold flat in Benton. Conveyancing and Virgin Money mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in Benton who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First contact HMLR to make sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Benton conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I bought a 2 bed flat in Benton, conveyancing was carried out 9 years ago. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in Benton with a long lease are worth £202,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £60 yearly. The lease ends on 21st October 2075

With 56 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £29,500 and £34,000 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.

How diverse are the property related services that Benton conveyancing firms provide?

Generally most Benton conveyancing organisations can offer a number of legal advice to home and land proprietors, vendors, purchasers, landlords and leaseholders and you can expect them to help you with some of the following services:

    Property sale conveyancing in Benton and across the country Private residential purchase conveyancing in Benton and further afield New Build Full and Part Exchange Adverse Possession claims where you are occupying an area of land adjacent to your property and using this as your own - advise on the potential for making a claim to ownership of that land purchase, disposal and subdivision of land Shared equity purchase (part buying and part renting)

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