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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Camberley

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Camberley even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance where I intend to buy an office in Camberley with a mortgage from The Royal Bank of Scotland?

Our search tool is mainly used to help choose residential conveyancing solicitors in Camberley but we have set out at the end of this page a few Camberley commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the company directly to check if they can also act for The Royal Bank of Scotland

We wanted to use a property lawyer in Camberley for our home move. Our financial adviser has since notified us that our mortgage company The Royal Bank of Scotland won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unfair competition?

A lender will insist on a panel conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are expected to meet the cost of this. Please make use of our search facility to find a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Camberley on the The Royal Bank of Scotland member panel.

Various internet forums that I have frequented warn that are the primary reason for hinderance in Camberley conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the most frequent causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Camberley.

I used Wolstenholmes several years past for my conveyancing in Camberley. Now, I need the files but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Camberley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am hoping to exchange soon on a studio apartment in Camberley. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Camberley should include some of the following:

    Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the block. It is important for you to know who is liable for the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas Alterations to the flat Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your property and do you know what it means in practice? You should know if the lease permits you to alter or upgrade anything in the property- you must be made aware as to whether it applies to all alterations or just structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required Whether the lease restricts you from letting out the property, or having a home office for business
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Camberley please enquire of your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in Camberley.

Camberley Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before buying

    It is important to be aware if window replacement or some other major work is due in the near future that will be shared amongst the leasehold owners and may well dramatically increase the the maintenance costs or result in a specific payment. Many Camberley leasehold flats will be liable to pay a service charge for maintenance of the block invoiced by the freeholder. Where you acquire the apartment you will have to pay this contribution, normally in instalments during the year. This may differ from a couple of hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large common grounds. In all probability there will be a rentcharge to be met annual, this is usually not a large sum, say approximately £50-£100 but you need to enquire as on occasion it can be many hundreds of pounds. Please note that where the lease has fewer than eighty years it will impact the salability of the flat. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will almost definitely have to extend the lease at some point and you need to have some idea of what this will be. Remember, in most cases you would be be obliged to have been the owner of the premises for two years before you are entitled to carry out a lease extension.

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