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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Erdington

We are acquiring our first home. Our property lawyer has contact usto ask if we want to purchase extra conveyancing searches. Unfortunately we in the dark as to what's recommended for conveyancing in Erdington

The range of Erdington conveyancing searches should be triggered based entirely on the property, the location, the probability of any of these risks, your familiarity of the locality and risks, your general appetite to risk. What is important is that you properly understand what information the searches could supply. You may then make a decision if you consider that you need that search. Should you be unclear, ask your lawyer to advise.

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

Erdington leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving applicable notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that may impact a commercial estate in Erdington?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Erdington will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Erdington. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Erdington.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Erdington it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Erdington commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Erdington.

I'm buying a new build house in Erdington benefiting from help to buy. The builders refused to move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The property agent told me not to tell my lawyer about the deal as it may adversely affect my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Erdington before retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will refuse to grant a loan on this type of home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Erdington. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Erdington to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

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