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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Esher

Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site perform right to buy conveyancing in Esher?

We have identified numerous conveyancing experts who can handle right to buy conveyancing work You should call us in order to secure a costs calculation.

About to place a bid on a leasehold flat in Esher. The selling agents assure me that it is the norm for flats in Esher to have less than 75 years left on the lease. I am obtaining a loan with Platform. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has Seventy One years remaining.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 8/12/2018 the requirements read as follows :

70 years unexpired at application, 30 years at the end of the mortgage term, except where the mortgage application is pursuant to Platform's participation in the Government's Help to Buy Shared Equity scheme, in which case (a) the unexpired lease term must not be less than 250 years for new-build houses and not less than 125 years for new-build flats and (b) ground rent must be reasonable at all times and any escalation must be linked to RPI (Retail Price Index) or a similar index.

The deeds to my property are lost. The lawyers who handled the conveyancing in Esher 10 years ago are no longer around. What do I do?

These day there are copies made of almost everything, and your conveyancer will be aware precisely where to look for all the relevant paperwork so you can buy or dispose of your property without any difficulty. If copies can’t be located, your conveyancer may be able to put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on the premises.

I'm buying a new build house in Esher with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not reduce the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The estate agent advised me not disclose to my solicitor about the extras as it will put at risk my mortgage with the bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

I need to change lawyers as my Esher lawyer is not on the bank's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?

In the event that you have not formally appointed a conveyancer to do anything for you and at this stage simply received an estimate as to costs, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Esher that you're thinking of instructing.

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