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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Easthampstead

I was informed today by my IFA that my Easthampstead lawyer is not on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?

Your first step should be to contact your Easthampstead conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your lender.

Finally the sale completed on my house in Easthampstead last July but our buyer keeps e-mailing daily complaining that her solicitor needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Post completion of your sale your lawyer should deliver the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's solicitors. If applicable, your conveyancer must also evidence that the mortgage has been discharged to the buyers lawyers. There are no post completion formalities peculiar conveyancing in Easthampstead.

About to purchase a new build flat in Easthampstead. 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.

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

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

Taking into account that I will soon part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on 3 bedroom house in Easthampstead I would like to talk to a lawyer concerning theconveyancing prior to appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we encourage - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the lawyer due to be carrying out your conveyancing in Easthampstead.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a file reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for your conveyancing in Easthampstead should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

I've found a house that seems to tick a lot of boxes, at a great price which is making it all the more appealing. I have just found out that it's a leasehold as opposed to freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns purchasing a leasehold house in Easthampstead. Conveyancing advisers have are soon to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Easthampstead are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can assist with the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Easthampstead in which case you should be looking for a Easthampstead conveyancing solicitor and check that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a lessee you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions for example requiring the landlord’sconsent to conduct alterations. You may also be required to pay a service charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the house is part of an estate. Your solicitor will advise you fully on all the issues.

I acquired a ground floor flat in Easthampstead, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Comparable flats in Easthampstead with a long lease are worth £216,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 yearly. The lease expires on 21st October 2093

With just 69 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £9,500 and £11,000 plus legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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