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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Corfe Mullen

We note that you have a search directory listing solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Corfe Mullen?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Corfe Mullen.

I am buying a new build flat in Corfe Mullen. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Corfe Mullen

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. 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. 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. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.

Do I need to be wary that estate agents that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use a national conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Corfe Mullen conveyancing practice?

As with lots of professional services, often recommendations from connections can be very helpful. Nevertheless there are many people with a keen interest in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders may put forward conveyancers to instruct. Sometimes the lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but occasionally there may be a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You have the discretion to appoint your own lawyer. However, bear in mind that many banks specify a panel list of lawyers you are obliged to use for the lender aspect of your transaction.

We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the agent advised that the vendor will only proceed if we use their preferred conveyancers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a local solicitor used to conveyancing in Corfe Mullen

It is unlikely the owners are driving this. If they require ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Speak to the owners direct and make sure they understand (a)you are serious buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances arranged © you do not need to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to appoint your own,trusted Corfe Mullen conveyancing lawyers - not the ones that will give their estate agent a commission or achieve conveyancing figures set by senior management.

I have recently realised that I have Sixty One years left on my flat in Corfe Mullen. I need to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What options are available to me?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to find the lessor. On the whole a specialist would be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Corfe Mullen.

Corfe Mullen Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    Does this lease have more than 80 years remaining? What restrictions are there in the Corfe Mullen Lease? Best to be warned if redecorating or some other major work is due in the foreseeable future that will be shared amongst the leaseholders and will dramatically impact the level of the maintenance charges or require a specific payment.

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