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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Curdworth

Would the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Curdworth?

We know of a few niche solicitors we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Curdworth is just one of the many locations where our lawyers have offices.

Should my lawyer be asking questions concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Curdworth.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors dealing with homes in Curdworth. Plenty of people will acquire a house in Curdworth, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or sell the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that may be carried out by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Curdworth. The standard property information forms supplied to a buyer’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a usual inquiry of the seller to determine whether the premises has historically flooded. If flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the owner, then a purchaser may commence a legal claim for losses stemming from an inaccurate answer. A purchaser’s lawyers will also carry out an environmental report. This will higlight if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries should be carried out.

About to purchase a new build flat in Curdworth. 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 conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Curdworth

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. 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. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

We're new to the buying process - agreed a price, but the property agent told us that the seller will only go ahead if we use their chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street conveyancer used to conveyancing in Curdworth

It is unlikely the sellers are behind this. If they want ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious buyer is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they understand (a)you are serious purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you are going to instruct your own,trusted Curdworth conveyancing firm - as opposed tothose that will provide their estate agent a introducer fee or meet his conveyancing figures pre-set by HQ.

Are there frequently found deficiencies that you encounter in leases for Curdworth properties?

Leasehold conveyancing in Curdworth is not unique. Most leases are drafted differently and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain provisions are missing. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Maintenance charge proportions which don’t add up to the correct percentage A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party.

You will encounter difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Accord Mortgages Ltd, Chelsea Building Society, and TSB all have express requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the purchaser to pull out.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Curdworth - Sample of Queries before buying

    Who is in charge of the building? Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge liability? The answer will be important as a) areas could result in problems for the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if repairs remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the managing agents you will want to know about it

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