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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chorley

AssumingI were to purchase a straightforward propertyin Chorley for cash and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much would I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Chorley?

The sole reduction in fees you would achieve is the disbursement for searches. Your conveyancer still got to do everything else - money laundering, communicating with the sellers property lawyer, stamp duty submission, register the ownership etc. A slight saving might be made by not needing to register a charge but it won't be a lot.

I am assisting my niece sell her property in Chorley. Will the conveyancer arrange the EPC or do I organise this?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, EPC’s was left as a compulsory component of moving property. An energy assessment needs to be commissioned prior to the property being marketed. It is not a task that conveyancers ordinarily organise. Where you are instructing a Chorley conveyancing solicitor they may be willing to arrange energy performance certificates due to their relationships with reputable local accredited person

Have just purchased a probate house at auction in Chorley. Conveyancing is needed. What happens now?

Now that you have exchanged you will need to retain a conveyancing solicitor quickly as you are facing a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the purchase. All auction property should have a corresponding legal set of papers. This should include evidence of title and search results. In the case of leasehold premises the legal pack should include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing documentation pertinent to leasehold premises. You should hand this to the solicitor instructed by you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding organised to complete on the date specified in the contract.

When it comes to lenders such as Lloyds, do Chorley property lawyers have to pay an annual charge to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I am buying a new build flat in Chorley. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Chorley

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. 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.

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Chorley and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act gives a safeguard to business tenants, granting the dueness to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Chorley is one of our numerous locations in which our lawyers have offices

I yesterday become aware that one of the directors of the solicitors undertaking the purchase conveyancing in Chorley is an uncle of the vendor. Is this allowed?

On the basis that no conflict arises this is permitted. Where you are obtaining mortgage finance then the lender may have a say as many mortgage companies have specific requirements on this. For example for RBS (One Account) as of 4/12/2018, the requirements read as follows :

1.15- May your firm act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower?

No, your firm may not act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower. However, your firm may act if a separate fee earner or separate partner within the firm acts for us.

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