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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dunvant

Do the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site execute attended exchange conveyancing in Dunvant?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct personalised exchanges. Please e-mail us to obtain a fee calculation and details as to availability.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Dunvant is more expensive?

The conveyancing fees for a leasehold premises in Dunvant is frequently more expensive as compared to a freehold residence. This is due to the additional work necessary in corresponding with the landlord and managing agents to obtain information about whether the rent and service fee have been cleared and whether there are any major works due in the near future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when acquiring a house in Dunvant? or Apparently there is historic law that means some homeowners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for repairs to the chancel within the church. Is this appropriate for conveyancing in Dunvant?

Unless a previous purchase of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you can expect solicitors conducting conveyancing in Dunvant to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the agent advised that the owners will only go ahead if we appoint their preferred lawyers as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a local conveyancer who is accustomed to conveyancing in Dunvant

It is unlikely the vendors are behind this. If they require ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a genuine purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Contact the owners directly and make the point that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you will continue to appoint your preferred Dunvant conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will provide the estate agent a commission or achieve conveyancing thresholds set by HQ.

I've found a house that seems to be perfect, at a reasonable figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have just found out that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are issues purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Dunvant. Conveyancing solicitors have are soon to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Dunvant are freehold rather than leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Dunvant so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Dunvant conveyancing solicitor and check that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. Being a leaseholder you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions such as requiring the freeholder’sconsent to conduct changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the estate where the house is part of an estate. Your conveyancer will report to you on the legal implications.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Dunvant - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    How much is the ground rent and service charge? Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge payments? You should be aware that where the lease has fewer than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the property. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are happy with the length of the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely need a lease extension sooner rather than later and it is worth discovering what this will be. Remember, in most cases you will be be obliged to have owned the property for two years in order to be eligible to exercise a lease extension.

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