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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blandfordum

The Blandfordum conveyancing firm handling our Blandfordum conveyancing has spotted a difference when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation report and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor informs me that he is duty bound to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s stance correct?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

My house in Blandfordum is up for sale and I have a buyer. Will the property lawyer need to be required to be on the HSBC conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the HSBC conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their panel criteria fairly frequently at the moment.

Have purchased a a semi-detached house in Blandfordum , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing my proprietorship? My Blandfordum conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure the registration is dealt with.

As far as conveyancing in Blandfordum is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any third parties. As of today approximately three quarters of submission are fully addressed within 12 days but some can be subject to longer delays. Registration occurs after the purchaser is living at the property thus post completion formalities is not typically top priority but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Blandfordum. I happened to chance upon a site which appears to be the ideal solution If it is possible to get all the legals done via email that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

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?

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Seventy years unexpired on my flat in Blandfordum. I am keen to extend my lease but my freeholder is absent. What options are available to me?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you have used your best endeavours to locate the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent would be helpful to carry out a search and prepare an expert document to be used as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Blandfordum.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Blandfordum - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    The answer will be useful as a) areas may cause problems in the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the tenants have a dispute with the managing agents you will wish to know about it On the whole the cost for major works tend not to be wrapped into the service charges, although a few managing agents in Blandfordum require leasehold owners to pay into a reserve fund created for the specific intention of establishing a fund for larger works. Its a good idea to discover as much as possible about the managing agents as they can either make your living at the property much simpler or problematic. Being a leasehold owner you will be at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to day to day issues such as the upkeep of the communal areas. Ask prospective neighbours whether they are happy with their service. On a final note, be sure you know the dates that you are obliged pay the service charge to the managing agents and specifically how they are spending that money.

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