Completed the sale of my flat in Boscombe last October but the buyer keeps Skype messaging every few hours to moan that her lawyer needs to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?
Following your house sale your solicitor is obliged to send the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your conveyancer must also confirm that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion formalities just for conveyancing in Boscombe.
I am purchasing a victorian detached house in Boscombe. We would like to an extension at the rear at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to determine if these works are prohibited?
Your conveyancer will review the deeds as conveyancing in Boscombe can on occasion identify restrictions in the title documents which prevent categories of changes or necessitated the consent of another owner. Certain additions require local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.
My husband and I are in the process of looking at apartments in Boscombe and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a solicitor in place at this stage? I intend to finance via a home loan with Nationwide.
It would be sensible to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. As you are seeking a mortgage with Nationwide, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Boscombe. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?
Almost all banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.
Hoping to buy a property located in Boscombe and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Boscombe. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Boscombe area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Boscombe. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
I own a leasehold house in Boscombe. Conveyancing and Barclays Direct mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing practitioner in Boscombe who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
First contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. You do not need to instruct a Boscombe conveyancing lawyer to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. 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.
Boscombe Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries before Purchasing
Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge payments? The prefered form of lease arrangement is if the freehold title is owned by the leaseholders. In this situation the leaseholders benefit from being in charge if their destiny and although a managing agent is usually retained if it is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants. Plenty Boscombe leasehold properties will have a service charge for maintenance of the building set by the landlord. If you buy the flat you will have to meet this amount, normally quarterly throughout the year. This can vary from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built blocks. In all probability there will be a rentcharge for you to pay yearly, ordinarily this is not a large sum, say around £25-£75 but you need to enquire it because sometimes it could be many hundreds of pounds.
What tools are available to find a Boscombe conveyancing solicitor on the lender conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10miles to attend the conveyancer.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel tool on this website. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Boscombe and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Boscombe. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the lender solicitor panel.