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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Connahs Quay

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Connahs Quay

There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Connahs Quay namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can provide conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or purchase of property. They are both obliged to handle Connahs Quay conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be properly conducted and that all requisite procedures should be accurately followed.

My lawyer has informed me that chancel insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Connahs Quay?

The appropriate level of chancel indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between HSBC Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Barclays as we intend to conduct alterations to our home in Connahs Quay. Are we obliged to select a nearby Connahs Quay solicitor on the Barclays conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?

Barclays don't usually appoint firms on their approved list of lawyers to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Barclays list.

I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Connahs Quay. I now require my papers however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Connahs Quay of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Connahs Quay is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Connahs Quay are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Connahs Quay you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Connahs Quay may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial offices in Connahs Quay and how can you help?

The 1954 Act provides a safeguard to business leaseholders, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a new lease and continue in occupation at the end of the lease term. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Connahs Quay is one of our hundreds of areas of the UK in which our lawyers are based

I have just appointed agents to market my garden apartment in Connahs Quay. Conveyancing has not commenced, but I have just received a quarterly maintenance charge invoice – what should I do?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should clear the invoice as normal because all rents and service charges will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Connahs Quay - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

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