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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blandford Forum

What is the best method for choosing a reasonably priced conveyancing in Blandford Forum?

First ask relatives whom they would instruct.

Second, look on the web for conveyancing in Blandford Forum. Phone a couple or more firms listed and request that they send you their conveyancing costs illustrations and have a conversation with the lawyer who will handle your conveyancing ahead ofcommitting.

Third is to make use of our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your own requirements including location,speed, complications and who the proposed lender is. Don't take the bait of £100 conveyancing in Blandford Forum

My grandfather passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Blandford Forum. The house had a small mortgage left on it of around £8000. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Santander, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

If you intend to refinance then Santander will require that you use a conveyancer on the Santander conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Santander conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Santander mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

A relative advised me that if I am buying in Blandford Forum I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Blandford Forum conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Blandford Forum around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Blandford Forum Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Blandford Forum.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Blandford Forum in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks tend refuse to issue a loan on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check via 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 Blandford Forum. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Blandford Forum to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business premises in Blandford Forum and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to gives security of tenure to business lessees, giving them the dueness to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Blandford Forum

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