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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Creigiau

The housing market in Creigiau is hotting up. What can I do to quicken up the buying process?

In a situation where you are under a tight deadline to complete we would recommend that your lawyer is familiar with the area as they will benefit local connections and know-how. It is even conceivable that they may have conducted otherproperties in the same road. You would be best advised to use a Creigiau conveyancing solicitor. Second, be sure that the conveyancing firm is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is claimed that just under twenty per cent of Creigiau conveyancing deals are frustrated or jeopardised after discovering a purchaser’s conveyancer was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. This can often result in the home move being delayed by almost three weeks. It is said that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home moves every year. Almost all Creigiau conveyancing firms can not act for certain banks so do check at the outset.

Finally the sale completed on my house in Creigiau last January but the buyer keeps whats apping me to say her lawyer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

After completion of your house sale your lawyer is obliged to forward the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also send confirmation that the mortgage has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There are no post completion requirements unique to conveyancing in Creigiau.

We are buying a flat in Creigiau. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a conveyancer? On completion day we have to put funds into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am assisting my sister sell her flat in Creigiau. Will the conveyancer commission an energy performance certificate or should I organise this?

After the demise of HIPs, energy performance certificates was left as a mandatory element of selling a house. An energy performance certificate should be commissioned before the property is marketed. It is not a task that law firms normally organise. If you are using a Creigiau conveyancing lawyer they may help arrange energy performance certificates given their contacts with long established local assessors

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Co-operative as we wish to carry out renovations to our property in Creigiau. Do we need to appoint a bricks and mortar Creigiau solicitor on the Co-operative conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

Co-operative do not ordinarily instruct a member of their conveyancing panel 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 Co-operative list.

I am buying a new build flat in Creigiau. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Creigiau

    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. 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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one round the corner in Creigiau I like with amenity areas and station nearby, the downside is that it only has 52 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Creigiau in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage that many years will likely be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

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