The deeds to my property can not be found. The lawyers who handled the conveyancing in Bude 5 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?
Assuming the title is registered the details of your ownership will be documented by HMLR with a Title Number. It is possible to perform a search at the Land Registry, identify your property and obtain current copies of the property title for less than a fiver. Where the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a file copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for a small fee.
What does commercial conveyancing in Bude cover?
Bude conveyancing for business premises covers a wide range of guidance, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.
I need to instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Bude for my home move. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?
Members of the public may see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training purposes.
I only have Fifty years unexpired on my flat in Bude. I now want to extend my lease but my landlord is missing. What are my options?
On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the magistrate. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to locate the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent would be useful to conduct investigations and to produce a report to be used as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Bude.
I inherited a 2 bed flat in Bude, conveyancing having been completed August 2012. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Similar flats in Bude with an extended lease are worth £171,000. The ground rent is £50 per annum. The lease expires on 21st October 2100
With 79 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as costs.
The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.
Do I need to have a meeting at the offices of the bank conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will instruct a firm who offer conveyancing in Bude so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.
Most conveyancing panel lawyers for the lender undertake conveyancing via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. YOu dont have to use a conveyancing solicitor in Bude. it would nevertheless be wise to check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.