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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Darwen

Would the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site execute attended exchange conveyancing in Darwen?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct one day exchanges. You should call us to secure a conveyancing quote and details as to availability.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Darwen. 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.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Darwen

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £235,500 and identified one round the corner in Darwen I like with amenity areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Darwen suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

If you need a home loan that many years may be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the property for at least twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Darwen. I happened to stumble across a site which seems to have the ideal answer If it is possible to get all the legals done via web that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Our solicitor in Darwen has uncovered a defect with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Darwen. The seller’s lawyers have put forward defective title insurance as a solution. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our solicitor says that as he is on the lender conveyancing panel he must ensure that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the lender are the client. A precondition to being on the bank approved panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects will the lease so that the mortgage company can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected . Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

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