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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Waltham

I require fast conveyancing in Bishops Waltham as I have a deadline to exchange contracts inside one month. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are not taking a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Bishops Waltham the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and therefore impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I have todaydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Bishops Waltham for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Bishops Waltham conveyancing specialists.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Bishops Waltham. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Bishops Waltham

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

What are the frequently found defects that you witness in leases for Bishops Waltham properties?

Leasehold conveyancing in Bishops Waltham is not unique. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain clauses are erroneous. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Repairing obligations to or maintain elements of the building

A defective lease will likely cause issues when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. HSBC Bank, Coventry Building Society, and Godiva Mortgages Ltd all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease does not cover certain provisions they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to withdraw.

Bishops Waltham Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    The answer will be useful as a) areas may result in problems in the building as the common areas may start to deteriorate if repairs remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the managing agents you will wish to know about it How long is the Lease? Who manages the building?

How much experience do your Bishops Waltham conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Bishops Waltham conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and supported plenty of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Bishops Waltham conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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