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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Biddenham

I am assisting my step-mother sell her flat in Biddenham. Does the conveyancing solicitor arrange an EPC or do I organise this?

After the abolition of Home Information Packs, EPC’s was left as a required element of moving house. An energy performance certificate needs to be commissioned prior to the property being marketed. This is not as aspect of the sale process that conveyancers ordinarily arrange. If you are instructing a Biddenham conveyancing solicitor they might help arrange energy assessments due to their relationships with reputable local providers

Please help - my lawyer says that lack of right of way insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Biddenham?

The right level of lack of right of way indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Yorkshire Building Society and Barnsley Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

Does a directory service exist listing Yorkshire BS panel solicitors in Biddenham on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings viewable online. Where you are in need of a Biddenham conveyancing practitioner on the Yorkshire BS please make the most of our tool.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Biddenham in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will refuse to grant a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you contact us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Biddenham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Biddenham especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Biddenham.

Is it simple use your search facility to locate a conveyancing lawyer in Biddenham on the panel for my mortgage?

First pick a mortgage company such as Barclays , Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Godiva Mortgages Ltd then specify your preferred area such as Biddenham. Conveyancing organisations in Biddenham and further afield should be listed.

Helen (my wife) and I may need to rent out our Biddenham basement flat temporarily due to taking a sabbatical. We used a Biddenham conveyancing practice in 2001 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to get any guidance as to whether the lease allows us to sublet. How do we find out?

The lease dictates the relationship between the freeholder and you the flat owner; in particular, it will indicate if subletting is banned, or permitted but only subject to certain caveats. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is allowed. Most leases in Biddenham do not prevent strict prohibition on subletting – such a provision would adversely affect the market value the property. In most cases there is a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a duplicate of the sublease.

Biddenham Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    If a Biddenham lease has fewer than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the apartment. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are happy with the length of the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of what this will be. For most Biddenhamlease extensions you would need to own the premises for two years in order to be entitled to extend the lease. The answer will be important as a) areas can cause problems in the building as the common areas may begin to deteriorate where maintenance are not paid for b) if the tenants have an issue with the managing agents you will need to have complete disclosure

I have been told by many estate agents to expect up to two months for Biddenham conveyancing to complete.This was four weeks ago. The property information was only received to my solicitor yesterday so now does it countdown?

No official countdown exists for conveyancing in Biddenham, or any location. You just have to make sure your finances are in order and in due course the rest will come together.

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