We are purchasing a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Chalfont St Peter who is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Virgin Money . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Chalfont St Peter is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Chalfont St Peter are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Chalfont St Peter you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Chalfont St Peter may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
My husband and I are FTB’s - agreed a price, but the estate agent advised that the seller will only issue a contract if we instruct the agent's chosen solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a family conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter
We suspect that the owner is not behind this request. If they desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated purchaser is counter productive. Contact the vendors directly and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are motivated purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you have nothing to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you are going to appoint your own,trusted Chalfont St Peter conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will give the negotiator at the agency a commission or meet his conveyancing thresholds set by senior management.
I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can I make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Chalfont St Peter conveyancing firm to assist?
in cases where there is a absentee freeholder or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the LVT to decide the price.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Chalfont St Peter property is Flats 8, 11 and 15 Craigmore Court 46 Murray Road in December 2013. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 8 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,438 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenants of Flat 11 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,791 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 15 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,638 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired term was 71 years.
In relation to leasehold conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter what are the most common lease defects?
There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter. All leases are individual and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:
Insurance obligations Repairing obligations to or maintain parts of the building
You could have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. HSBC Bank, Virgin Money, and Britannia all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to withdraw.
I need to swap lawyers as my Chalfont St Peter lawyer is not on the lender's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?
If you haven't yet instructed a conveyancer to start work and have just received an estimate as to costs, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Chalfont St Peter that you're considering.