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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cheshire

AssumingI were to purchase a simple residential homein Cheshire for cash and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much could I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Cheshire?

The only reduction in fees you would make on is the Cheshire conveyancing searches. The conveyancing practitioner still got to do everything else - money laundering, correspond with your sellers conveyancer, stamp duty submission, register the title etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a charge however it will not be meaningful.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could affect a commercial land in Cheshire?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Cheshire will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Cheshire. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Cheshire.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Cheshire it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Cheshire commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Cheshire.

I am buying a new build flat in Cheshire. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Cheshire

    The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please supply a car parking plan. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified.

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Cheshire before appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to give a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Cheshire. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Cheshire especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Cheshire.

I am looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Cheshire for my purchase. Is it possible to check a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One may read published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from investigations from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded call for training requirements.

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