Our bank has suggested a law firm on their panel based in Bush Hill Park but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Bush Hill Park or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?
Not all Bush Hill Park conveyancing practitioners are on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Do make the most of the above search tool to choose a Bush Hill Park conveyancing firm on the on the lender panel.
I am purchasing a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Bush Hill Park. We would like to carry out an extension to the side at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve investigations to ascertain if these alterations are prohibited?
Your solicitor will check the registered title as conveyancing in Bush Hill Park will occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which restrict categories of alterations or need the permission of another owner. Certain extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. It would be wise to check these things with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.
We expect to receive a OIP from Barclays this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Barclays recommend any Bush Hill Park solicitors on the Barclays conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?
You will need to appoint Bush Hill Park solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Barclays conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Barclays through the process.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Bush Hill Park. I have a mortgage agreed with TSB. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with TSB, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the TSB conveyancing panel.
I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Bush Hill Park ahead of instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not issue a mortgage on this type of property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can investigate further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Bush Hill Park. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Bush Hill Park and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act provides protection to commercial lessees, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act for protection and handle your commercial conveyancing in Bush Hill Park
In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandmother I am selling a house in Monmouth but reside in Bush Hill Park. My lawyer (based 260 miles from merequires that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Bush Hill Park who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are located in Bush Hill Park