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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dorridge

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to pop into the offices of the solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Dorridge so that I can attend their offices if required.

Whereas this was necessary 15 years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to supply ID documents and there are still manifest benefits to choosing a locally based ayer, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Dorridge.

I am helping my niece sell her property in Dorridge. Will the solicitor arrange an EPC or do I organise this?

Following the demise of HIPs, energy assessments remained a mandatory element of moving house. An energy assessment must be to hand in advance of the property being advertised. It is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms ordinarily organise. Where you are using a Dorridge conveyancing solicitor they might be able to arrange energy assessments given their relationships with reputable Dorridge accredited person

A relative informed me that in buying a property in Dorridge there may be a number of restrictions preventing external alterations to the property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Dorridge which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Dorridge should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

My partner and I have arranged a further advance on our mortgage from Bank of Ireland as we want to carry out a loft conversion to our house in Dorridge. Are we obliged to appoint a local Dorridge solicitor on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

Bank of Ireland would not normally appoint a member of their approved list of lawyers to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.

I am buying a new build flat in Dorridge. Conveyancing is daunting 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.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Dorridge

    Please supply a car parking plan. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. 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. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

I am looking for a flat up to £235,500 and found one near me in Dorridge I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it only has 51 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Dorridge for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you could ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

Completion is due on the disposal of our £200,000 apartment in Dorridge next Monday. The management company has quoted £300 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Dorridge?

Dorridge conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes more often than not involves the purchaser’s lawyer submitting questions for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to address these enquiries most will be willing to assist. They may charge a reasonable administration fee for answering enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the information that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some situations it exceeds £800. The management information fee invoiced by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in relation to administration charges, otherwise the invoice is not strictly payable. In reality one has little option but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to complete the sale of your home.

Dorridge Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge payments? Are there any major works anticipated that could increase the maintenance charges?

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