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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chadwell St Mary

Having sold my house in Chadwell St Mary last August yet the purchaser is Skype messaging daily complaining that his lawyer is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?

Following your disposal your conveyancer is duty bound to forward the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. If applicable, your lawyer should also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion formalities specific conveyancing in Chadwell St Mary.

My wife and I buying a victorian detached house in Chadwell St Mary. We would like to an extension at the rear at the property.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to see if these alterations are allowed?

Your conveyancer should check the deeds as conveyancing in Chadwell St Mary will on occasion reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prohibit categories of changes or need the consent of another owner. Certain additions require local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

How can we tell if a Chadwell St Mary conveyancing solicitor on the Kent Reliance panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Chadwell St Mary seeking recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always recommend that you speak with the lawyer conducting your conveyancing.

I am due to exchange contracts on my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in April 2010, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's lender, Leeds Building Society are being pedantic. The Chadwell St Mary solicitor who is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Leeds Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Leeds Building Society have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Leeds Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Leeds Building Society may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I am close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our property in Chadwell St Mary and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built on contaminated land. A high street Chadwell St Mary conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the buyers instructed a web based conveyancing outfit rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Chadwell St Mary. We have lived in Chadwell St Mary for three years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to contact our local Authority to obtain confirmation need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing firm already. Are they able to advise? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £305k and identified one near me in Chadwell St Mary I like with amenity areas and station nearby, however it's only got 51 years on the lease. There is not much else in Chadwell St Mary for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be problematic. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Midway through the sale of a leasehold flat in Chadwell St Mary. Conveyancing solicitors are doing their job but we are being charged a fortune from the landlord. To date we have paid £250 for a leasehold management information and then a further £200 plus VAT for answers to questions supplied by the purchaser's conveyancer.

Neither you or your conveyancer will have any say over the level of the fee for this information but the average fee for the information for Chadwell St Mary leasehold property is £380. When it comes to Chadwell St Mary conveyancing transactions it is standard for the seller to pay for these charges. The landlord or their agents are not duty bound to address these questions although many will agree to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices out of proportion to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no legislation that mandates set fees for administrative tasks. Nor is there any set time frame by which they are duty bound to supply answers.

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