My friend's mother is a property lawyer. I suspect that I will receive mate’s rates for conveyancing, but if not, what level of costs would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Emersons Green?
Do compare pricing. Make use of our search tool on this site. You will notice that prices do vary but service levels do are distinct between solicitors as is the case with most professions.
It is a dozen years since I purchased my house in Emersons Green. Conveyancing solicitors have now been instructed on the sale but I am unable to locate my title deeds. Is this a major issue?
You need not be too concerned. Firstly the deeds may be retained by your lender or they could be in the possession of the conveyancers who handled the purchase. Secondly in all probability the land will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers obtaining current official copies of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Emersons Green involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your property is unregistered it is more of a problem but is not insurmountable.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Emersons Green?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Emersons Green. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Emersons Green ahead of instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks tend not issue a loan on a flying freehold property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Nationwide. If you call us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Emersons Green. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Emersons Green to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
What does commercial conveyancing in Emersons Green cover?
Emersons Green conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad range of advice, provided by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.