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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cudham

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Cudham even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example where I intend to acquire a shop in Cudham with a mortgage from Skipton Building Society?

Our search tool is mainly utilised to get a quote from domestic conveyancing solicitors in Cudham but we have recorded at the bottom of this page a selection of Cudham commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the firm directly to see if they can also act for Skipton Building Society

I have 70 years unexpired on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Cudham. Conveyancing solicitors on the Tesco Bank panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 14/2/2019 the requirements read as follows :

Mortgage term plus 30 years (subject to a minimum unexpired term of 55 years). Please contact us as detailed in 1.11b should this not be the case.
For new build properties, the following lease terms are not acceptable:
- The unexpired lease term on a new build flat is less than 125 years
- The unexpired lease term on a new build house is less than 250 years
If the lease cannot be amended to comply with the above, the case cannot proceed. Please advise us immediately where the case cannot proceed.
Contact point as detailed in 1.11b.

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

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

My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a residential purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the estate agent to execute conveyancing in Cudham. I am not happy. Could you help me find new conveyancers?

They would have to be very poor to suggest replacing them. Has your mortgage offer been sent? If so you will need to inform them of the new solicitor and have the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your conveyancer needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid escalating expenses and delays. That should be your starting point. Our search tool should help you find a lender approved lawyer for your home move in Cudham

I have just started marketing my ground floor apartment in Cudham. Conveyancing is yet to be initiated, but I have recently received a quarterly maintenance charge demand – what should I do?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should pay the service charge as normal because all rents and maintenance payments should be allotted as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies 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. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord to extend my lease without getting anywhere. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal decide on such issues? Can you recommend a Cudham conveyancing firm to represent me?

Most certainly. We are happy to put you in touch with a Cudham conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Cudham residence is 1 Southlands Court Southlands Road in September 2013. The Leasehold Valuation Tribunal determined that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 was £30,541 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 50.57 years.

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