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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Edgbaston

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend conduct attended exchange conveyancing in Edgbaston?

There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out attended exchanges. Do call us to get a fee calculation and details as to dates.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Edgbaston? Is this really warranted?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Edgbaston conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing matters. This is normally satisfied by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility account showing where you reside.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancing solicitors are required to validate not just the identity of conveyancing clients but also the source of monies that they receive in respect of any matter. An unwillingness to disclose this may result in your solicitor ending their retainer with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers are duty bound to notify the relevant authorities should they believe that any amounts received by them may contravene the Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Edgbaston. 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 enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Edgbaston

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply a car parking plan. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

Is it possible to switch solicitor as I need to appoint a firm on the Halifax conveyancing list. I had appointed a local conveyancing solicitor in Edgbaston five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Halifax

It would be our pleasure to help you find a conveyancing solicitor in Edgbaston on the Halifax panel. Please note that the law firms that we on the directory do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are registered with the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Edgbaston. In utilising search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Edgbaston.

I would like to sublet my leasehold flat in Edgbaston. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask her. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Even though your previous Edgbaston conveyancing solicitor is no longer around you can check your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the apartment. The rule is that if the deeds are non-specific, subletting is permitted. Quite often there is a prerequisite that you are obliged to obtain permission from your landlord or other appropriate person before subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet in the absence of prior consent. The consent must not not be unreasonably withheld. If the lease prohibits you from subletting the property you will need to ask your landlord for their consent.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Edgbaston - Sample of Questions you should ask before buying

    What is the the remaining lease term? Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability? This question is important as a) areas could result in problems in the block as the common areas may start to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the leaseholders have a dispute with the running of the building you will need to have full disclosure

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