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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burntwood

Will lawyers ask for an advanced payment for my conveyancing in Burntwood?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Burntwood your lawyer will request that you to provide them with monies to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is as part of the sale price then this should be needed immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The final balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Burntwood. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Burntwood

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please supply a car parking plan. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in Burntwood and how can you help?

The 1954 Act provides a safeguard to commercial leaseholders, granting the a statutory right to apply to court for a renewal lease and remain in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Burntwood is one of the many areas of the UK in which our lawyers are based

As co-executor for the will of my uncle I am disposing of a property in Cardiff but live in Burntwood. My solicitor (who is 260 miles from mehas requested that I execute a stat dec before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Burntwood who can attest this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are located in Burntwood

We are midway through buying a property in Burntwood. Conveyancing solicitor has told us the title is "Leasehold". Should this make a difference on our HSBC valuation?

Burntwood conveyancing does not usually involve leasehold houses. The key factor here is the remaining lease term and the ground rent. If it's 999 years with a peppercorn rent, it's almost the same as freehold, so it’s unlikely to impact the value too much.

At the other extreme, if it's, say, Sixty years it is bound to have a material impact on the saleability, and probably wouldn't be mortgageable. The length of lease and ground rent will be specified in the lease which should be made available to your conveyancing practitioner.

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