My wife and I are purchasing a house in Burton Bradstock. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a conveyancer? On the day of competition we will need to deposit funds into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
is it true that all Burton Bradstock solicitor practices on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?
As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the SRA. The majority of mortgage companies do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We have agreed to purchase a house in Burton Bradstock. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Skipton have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
As your lender is Skipton your lawyer must comply with the conveyancing instructions set out in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Skipton. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook stipulates minimum conditions for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancing practitioners are required to report to Skipton where a lease does not satisfy these specifications. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not isolated to Burton Bradstock.
I need some fast conveyancing in Burton Bradstock as I have a deadline to sign on the dotted line inside one month. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?
If.Given you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Burton Bradstock the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and therefore impact future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...
I acquired my home on 9 January and the transaction details are still not on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Burton Bradstock expressed confidence that it will be formalised in a couple of weeks. Are properties in Burton Bradstock uniquely lengthy to register?
As far as conveyancing in Burton Bradstock registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary depending on the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry need to notify any 3rd parties. As of today roughly three quarters of submission are fully dealt with within two weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Historically registration occurs after the purchaser has moved in to the premises therefore an expedited registration is not always top priority but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor can communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.
My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent has warned us that the vendor will only issue a contract if we use their recommended conveyancers as they need an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a family solicitor used to conveyancing in Burton Bradstock
It is highly unlikely the owners are behind this. Should the seller want ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Avoid the agents and go straight to the owners and make the point that (a)you are motivated buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances arranged © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you intend to instruct your preferred Burton Bradstock conveyancing lawyers - rather thanthose that will provide their negotiator at the agency a kickback or meet his conveyancing targets demanded by senior management.
There are only 62 years unexpired on my lease in Burton Bradstock. I now want to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?
On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to find the landlord. In some cases a specialist may be helpful to try and locate and to produce an expert document to be used as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court overseeing Burton Bradstock.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Burton Bradstock - Sample of Questions you should ask before Purchasing
The prefered form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this arrangement the leaseholders benefit from control and although a managing agent is often employed where the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments? What prohibitions exist in the Burton Bradstock Lease?