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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Calstock

Would the conveyancing practitioners to be found on your site handle auction conveyancing in Calstock?

There are a number of auction practitioners we can put you in touch with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Calstock is just one of the many locations where our lawyers have offices.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Calstock?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Calstock your lawyer will ask you to provide them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is requested to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is as part of the sale price then this will be asked for shortly prior to contracts are exchanged. The closing balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer a few days prior to the completion date.

I have justbecome aware that Action Conveyancing have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Calstock for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I check that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Calstock conveyancing specialists.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Calstock before appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a mortgage on a flying freehold home.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Calstock. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Back In 2000, I bought a leasehold flat in Calstock. Conveyancing and Accord Mortgages Ltd mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1994. The conveyancing practitioner in Calstock who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a Calstock conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Calstock Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    The best form of lease structure is if the freehold reversion is owned by the leaseholders. In this arrangement the tenants enjoy being in charge if their destiny and even though a managing agent is frequently retained where it is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves. Best to be warned whether fixing the lift or some other significant cost is pending that will be shared amongst the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the service charges or necessitate a one off invoice. Is the freehold reversion owned collectively by the tenants?

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