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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Erdington

I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my let out flat in Erdington by 11/3/2021. Conveyancing on my purchase is progressing. How realistic is it to complete in a couple of weeks as I wish to avoid having to find temporary accommodation?

The normal practice is not to give notice for your letting until your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, contact to your solicitor and request that they apply pressure on the other lawyers, try to a target completion date that everyone will look to achieve

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our property can not be found. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Erdington 10 years ago no longer exist. What do I do?

Gone are the days when you need to have the physical original deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or premises, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

I am buying a new build apartment in Erdington. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Erdington

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

In sourcing the web for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Erdington it shows results of numerous property lawyersin the area. How do I determine which is the right solicitor for me?

The best way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted testimonial, so enquire of friends and relatives who have acquired a property in Erdington or the local estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Erdington vary, so it's sensible to request at least three fee calculations from varying types of solicitors. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

I own a leasehold house in Erdington. Conveyancing and The Mortgage Works mortgage went though with no issue. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1994. The conveyancing solicitor in Erdington who acted for me is not around. What should I do?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a Erdington conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Erdington Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    Is anyone aware of any major works anticipated that could add a premium to the maintenance charges? How many years are left on the lease? How much is the ground rent and service charge?

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