I purchased a freehold residence in Chalfont St Peter yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?
It is rare for properties in Chalfont St Peter and has limited impact for conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.
Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be extinguished.
We are selling our home in Chalfont St Peter. Does my lawyer have to be on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel in order to deal with repayment of my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their panel criteria fairly frequently in recent years.
I am planning to move home in August. Should my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Chalfont St Peter. Conveyancing firm was found prior to coming across this website.
On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the house keys from your selling agent but this should only be done when the sellers solicitors confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be handed over. After that you should advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal organisation but can assist you in choosing a conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter.
My wife and I are in the throws of viewing houses in Chalfont St Peter and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Yorkshire BS.
It would be prudent to start your search sooner rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the estate agent. Given that you are taking out a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
I have paid off my mortgage with Santander. I assume I don't need a Chalfont St Peter conveyancing practitioner on the Santander panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.
If you have finished paying off your Santander mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Santander mortgage from the register. Santander, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:
- but are not moving to another property
- where Santander has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
- Santander has instructed the Land Registry to do so
I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need chancel insurance when acquiring a residence in Chalfont St Peter? or I am told that there is historic law that means some owners of property residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter?
Unless a previous acquisition of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers conducting conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
Is there anything unique about your site and other web based conveyancing brokers for conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter?
At this site obtain an accurate quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances for your conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we do not charge firms a fee if you choose them for your home move in Chalfont St Peter