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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chester

Would the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool execute auction conveyancing in Chester?

There are a few auction solicitors we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Chester is just one of the many locations in which our lawyers cover.

I require expedited conveyancing in Chester as I am faced with a deadline to sign on the dotted line within 3 weeks. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not taking a home loan you are at free not to do searches although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Chester the following are examples of what can crop up and adversely impact future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Chester. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Chester

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I'm refinancing my primary house to a BTL mortgage with Birmingham Midshires and intend to use the remaining equity towards further property. The area we are interested in is Chester. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two mortgage companies and link together the conveyances?

Make use of our search tool on this site to be sure that the solicitors are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are your conveyancer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you solicitor and make clear your desired outcome and needs.

I own a leasehold flat in Chester. Conveyancing was completed in 21012. I have read on a number of consumer forums that I mustn’t allow the the remaining lease term to get too low. What is the reasoning?

Chester residential long term leases are for a prescribed term - often ninety nine years when they commenced. However a significant appartments in Chester were constructed or converted in the 70’s80’s and so these leases now have fewer than 80 years left to run. That may sound like a long time but Banks, Building Societies and other mortgage institutions generally need leases to have at least 75 years unexpired to be mortgageable. Accordingly when you come to sell the property you will need a lease extension if you are getting close to 75 years. To maximise the marketability of your property you should be thinking about whether to extend your lease long before you come to sell it. Furthermore strong financial reasons to doing so before the lease hits eighty years as when the lease falls below 80 years the amount to be paid to extend starts to get a lot more expensive.

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