It is 10 years ago since I acquired my house in Chesham Bois. Conveyancing lawyers have recently been appointed on the sale but I am unable to find my title deeds. Will this jeopardise the sale?
Don’t worry too much. Firstly there is a chance that the deeds will be kept by your lender or they may still be with the lawyers who acted in your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers acquiring up to date copy of the land registers. Most conveyancing in Chesham Bois relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is unregistered it adds to the complexity but is not insurmountable.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Chesham Bois?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Chesham Bois. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Chesham Bois ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to issue a mortgage on such a property.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Chesham Bois. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
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I’m about to sell my garden apartment in Chesham Bois. Conveyancing has not commenced, but I have just had a yearly maintenance charge demand – Do I pay up?
The sensible thing to do is clear the maintenance contribution as normal as all rents and maintenance invoices should be apportioned on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.
Chesham Bois Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries Prior to buying
Make sure you investigate if the the lease contains any adverse restrictions in the lease. For example some leases prohibit pets being allowed in certain buildings in Chesham Bois. If you like the flatin Chesham Bois yet your dog can’t make the move with you then you will be faced difficult decision. The answer will be useful as a) areas may cause problems in the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if services are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will wish to know about it Are there any major works in the near future that could increase the service charges?