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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Comberton

I require quick conveyancing in Comberton as I am faced with an ultimatum to complete in less than 2 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a mortgage you are at free not to do searches although no lawyer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Comberton the following are examples of issues that can show up and therefore impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Comberton?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Comberton. 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…’

I decided to have a survey done on a house in Comberton before retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to give a mortgage on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Comberton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Comberton to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

Is it best to use a Comberton conveyancing solicitor based in the area that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can execute the legal work but her office is a couple of hundredmiles drive away.

The benefit of a high street Comberton conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to sign documents, hand in your identification documents and apply pressure on them if necessary. Having local Comberton know how is a benefit. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust instructed your friend and they were content that should surpass using an unknown Comberton conveyancing lawyer just because they are local.

I have recently realised that I have Fifty years remaining on my lease in Comberton. I need to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to track down the lessor. On the whole an enquiry agent should be useful to carry out a search and prepare an expert document to be accepted by the court as evidence that the landlord can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to investigating the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Comberton.

Comberton Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    How much is the ground rent and service charge? Be sure to investigate if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance plenty of leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Comberton. If you love the apartmentin Comberton but your dog is not allowed to make the move with you then you will be faced difficult determination.

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