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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Browns Green

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Browns Green costs more?

Browns Green leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

My stepmother pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Browns Green there may be a number of restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external changes to the property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Browns Green which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Browns Green should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I am due to move home in September. Should my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you recommend a removal company in Browns Green. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen before I stumbled across this site.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from your property agent but this can only be done once the previous owners solicitors inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be passed over. After that you should inform the removal men that they can start moving you in. We do not recommend a specific removal organisation but can help you choose a residential property solicitor in Browns Green or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Browns Green.

The mortgage over my property is with RBS for my property in Browns Green. Conveyancing has been completed months ago. In the event that I decide to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform RBS?

You must advise RBS in advance of letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of RBS’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact RBS directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a RBS conveyancing panel solicitor.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could affect a commercial site in Browns Green?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Browns Green will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Browns Green. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Browns Green.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Browns Green it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can cause delays to Browns Green commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Browns Green.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Browns Green?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Browns Green. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing solicitor in Browns Green for my sale. Is it possible to review a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

Members of the public may review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from investigations started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's record, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training requirements.

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