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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Capel Curig

At what point does exchange of contracts occur in sale conveyancing in Capel Curig and do I need to be at the solicitors branch?

If you are round the corner to our conveyancing solicitors in Capel Curig you are welcome to come in to sign contracts. However, the lender approved solicitors we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as diligent and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The signing of the purchase agreement is not when everything is set in stone. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the firm to address the formalities when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a long "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Capel Curig)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Capel Curig. My lender is Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 16/5/2022, the requirements read as follows :

I just bought a property at auction in Capel Curig. Conveyancing is necessary. What is next?

Now that you have legally bound yourself to purchase you should choose a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of priority as you are faced with a fast approaching a fixed date to complete the transaction. All auction property will have a corresponding auction set of papers. This will likely include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold premises the conveyancing papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation specific to a leasehold property. You must pass this on to the solicitor working for you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that you have funds in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Can you point me to a directory of Santander panel solicitors in Capel Curig on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available online. Where you are looking for a Capel Curig property lawyer on the Santander please make the most of our facility.

The mortgage over my property is with RBS for my property in Capel Curig. Conveyancing has been completed 12 months ago. Should I wish to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform RBS?

Your original mortgage agreement with RBS will provide that you need their approval prior to renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of RBS’s mortgage conditions. It may be that RBS will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact RBS directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a RBS conveyancing panel lawyer.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Capel Curig. Conveyancing and Accord Mortgages Ltd mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Capel Curig who previously acted has now retired. Do I pay?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to be sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Capel Curig conveyancing practitioner 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 rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I own a basement flat in Capel Curig, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable flats in Capel Curig with an extended lease are worth £181,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 levied per year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2073

You have 51 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £30,400 and £35,200 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information without first getting professional advice.

A conveyancing company handled my conveyancing in Capel Curig 5 years past having archived my title documents but has since been shut down – What steps do I now take to retreive them?

Deeds, as such, are no longer appropriate for most homes in Capel Curig are registered electronically at Land Registry. Where you need to prove ownership or are selling or refinancing your conveyancing practitioner will need to obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.

If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to filerequest@clc-uk.org. The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned with reasonable haste.

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