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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brentwood

Do the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Brentwood?

There are a few conveyancing experts carrying out 24hr exchanges. Please contact us to obtain a costs illustration and details as to dates.

I am purchasing my first flat in Brentwood with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The sale representative told me not to tell my conveyancer about this deal as it would jeopardize my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Hoping to buy a property located in Brentwood and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Brentwood. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Brentwood area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Brentwood. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

We're FTB’s - had an offer accepted, yet the selling agent has warned us that the seller will only proceed if we use their preferred conveyancers as they need a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a high street solicitor used to conveyancing in Brentwood

It is highly unlikely the vendors are behind this. If they desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a serious buyer is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they understand (a)you are motivated purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances arranged © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to appoint your preferred Brentwood conveyancing solicitors - as opposed tothose that will give their negotiator at the agency a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing figures pre-set by corporate headquarters.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such matters? Can you recommend a Brentwood conveyancing firm to represent me?

in cases where there is a missing landlord or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the LVT to determine the price.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Brentwood residence is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 57.5 years.

What makes a Brentwood lease defective?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood. Most leases are individual and drafting errors can result in certain provisions are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    A provision to repair to or maintain parts of the building

You will encounter a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Halifax, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, and Barclays Direct all have very detailed requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is defective they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the buyer to pull out.

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