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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burton upon Stather

The Burton upon Stather conveyancing firm handling our Burton upon Stather conveyancing has identified an inconsistency between the information in the valuation report and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor says that he needs to check that the lender is happy with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my lawyer’s course or action appropriate?

Your conveyancer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Burton upon Stather costs more?

The conveyancing costs on a leasehold premises in Burton upon Stather is frequently higher when contrasted to a freehold residence. This is because there is an amount of supplemental work required in dealing with the landlord and management company to collate the information about whether the rent and service fee have been cleared and whether there are any large sums expected to be spent in the near future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

What will a local search tell me concerning the house I am buying in Burton upon Stather?

Burton upon Stather conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company such as Searches UK The local search is essential in every Burton upon Stather conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic sections.

I own a semi-detached Georgian property in Burton upon Stather. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Alliance & Leicester . I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw a couple of entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same property. Is it worth asking Alliance & Leicester to clarify?

You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Burton upon Stather and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also enquire as to the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.

I am purchasing my first flat in Burton upon Stather with the aid of help to buy. The developers would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The estate agent told me not to tell my solicitor about this deal as it may jeopardize my loan with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

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