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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cleobury Mortimer

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Cleobury Mortimer even where I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for instance if I want to acquire a shop in Cleobury Mortimer with a mortgage from Barnsley Building Society?

Our search tool is primarily utilised to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Cleobury Mortimer but we have listed at the end of this page a selection of Cleobury Mortimer commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the company directly to check if they can also act for Barnsley Building Society

How does conveyancing in Cleobury Mortimer differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Cleobury Mortimer contact us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because house builders in Cleobury Mortimer usually acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Cleobury Mortimer or who has acted in the same development.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Cleobury Mortimer prior to retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may not issue a loan on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you contact us we can investigate further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Cleobury Mortimer. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Cleobury Mortimer from the perspective of speeding up the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Cleobury Mortimer can be reduced if you appoint lawyers the minute you market your property and request that they start to collate the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ solicitors.
  • If there is a history of conflict with your landlord or managing agents it is very important that these are resolved before the property is marketed. The purchasers and their solicitors will be concerned about purchasing a flat where there is an ongoing dispute. You may need to swallow your pride and discharge any arrears of service charge or resolve the dispute prior to completion of the sale. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled ahead of the contract papers being issued to the buyers’ solicitors. You will still have to reveal particulars of the dispute to the purchasers, but it is clearly preferable to present the dispute as historic as opposed to ongoing. If you have carried out any alterations to the premises would they have required Landlord’s approval? In particular have you laid down wooden flooring? Most leases in Cleobury Mortimer state that internal structural alterations or addition of wooden flooring calls for a licence issued by the Landlord consenting to such alterations. Should you fail to have the approvals in place you should not communicate with the landlord without contacting your lawyer in the first instance. If you hold a share in a the Management Company, you should ensure that you hold the original share certificate. Obtaining a replacement share certificate can be a time consuming formality and frustrates many a Cleobury Mortimer home move. Where a reissued share is needed, you should approach the company officers or managing agents (where applicable) for this at the earliest opportunity.

I am the registered owner of a ground floor flat in Cleobury Mortimer, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable properties in Cleobury Mortimer with over 90 years remaining are worth £176,000. The ground rent is £50 yearly. The lease finishes on 21st October 2069

With just 50 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to range between £31,400 and £36,200 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

My partner and I have an offer in principle from The Royal Bank of Scotland who said that they will lend up to £117k. When do we need to instruct a solicitor for conveyancing? Cleobury Mortimer is where we are buying.

You can appoint a conveyancer now and ask them to create a file for you. This will kickstart: 1) the selling agent to issue a Sales Memo to the relevant parties 2) the seller’s conveyancing practitioner to submit the draft paperwork. That being said, do not ask your lawyer to start searches until you receive your valuation report from The Royal Bank of Scotland and you are happy to proceed.

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