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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Creigiau

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Creigiau even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for example if I intend to acquire a shop in Creigiau with a loan from Nottingham Building Society?

The service is predominantly there to help choose domestic conveyancing solicitors in Creigiau but we have listed at the bottom of this page a few Creigiau commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the firm directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Nottingham Building Society

I purchased a 4 bedroom Victorian house in Creigiau. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same property. Is it worth asking Lloyds TSB Bank to clarify?

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Creigiau and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the position with the conveyancing solicitor who completed the work.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Creigiau is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in Creigiau are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Creigiau you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Creigiau may ascertain 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 property.

What does commercial conveyancing in Creigiau cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Creigiau incorporates a broad range of advice, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete our sale of a £300,000 flat in Creigiau on Tuesday in a week. The managing agents has quoted £408 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Creigiau?

Creigiau conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes typically results in fees being raised by landlords agents :

    Completing pre-exchange questions Where consent is required before sale in Creigiau Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Creigiau leasehold property is £350. For Creigiau conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to supply answers.

Creigiau Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before buying

    It is important to be aware whether redecorating or some other major work is due in the near future that will be shared between the leasehold owners and could well dramatically increase the the maintenance charges or require a one off payment. Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge payments?

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