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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brigg

I have been told that property searches are the main reason for hinderance in Brigg house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Brigg.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Brigg ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some lenders will refuse to give a loan on such a property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Brigg. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Brigg to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

What does commercial conveyancing in Brigg cover?

Brigg conveyancing for business premises covers a wide range of advice, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

We're new to the buying process - agreed a price, yet the agent informed us that the owners will only move forward if we instruct their recommended solicitors as they need a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a family conveyancer used to conveyancing in Brigg

We suspect that the seller is not behind this requirement. Should the vendor want ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious buyer is likely to cause more damage than good. Contact the vendors directly and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you are going to appoint your preferred Brigg conveyancing solicitors - rather thanthose that will provide their estate agent a introducer fee or hit his conveyancing thresholds demanded by HQ.

Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on the sale of our £225,000 apartment in Brigg on Thursday in a week. The managing agents has quoted £408 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Brigg?

Brigg conveyancing on leasehold flats nine out of ten times results in administration charges levied by management companies :

    Completing conveyancing due diligence questions Where consent is required before sale in Brigg Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Brigg leasehold premises is £350. For Brigg conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to supply the information.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Brigg - Examples of Questions you should consider before buying

    Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge payments? How many years remain on the lease? The answer will be helpful as a) areas could cause problems for the building as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if services are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will wish to have all the details

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