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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Esher and Claygate

Finally the sale completed on my house in Esher and Claygate last August yet the purchaser is calling every few hours to moan that his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What should have happened following completion?

Post completion of your disposal your solicitor is obliged to deliver the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also confirm that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been discharged to the buyers lawyers. There are no post completion tasks unique to conveyancing in Esher and Claygate.

I have recentlybecome aware that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Esher and Claygate for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Esher and Claygate conveyancing specialists.

How does conveyancing in Esher and Claygate differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Esher and Claygate contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is constructed. This is because new home sellers in Esher and Claygate tend to buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Esher and Claygate or who has acted in the same development.

I am selling my house. My past conveyancers has retired. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Esher and Claygate if that makes things easier.

Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Esher and Claygate. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Esher and Claygate conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Esher and Claygate conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with several firms including non Esher and Claygate conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be of use:

    If the firm is not ALEP accredited then what is the reason? Can they put you in touch with clients in Esher and Claygate who can give a testimonial?

I inherited a second floor flat in Esher and Claygate. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for the purchase of the freehold?

Absolutely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Esher and Claygate conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Esher and Claygate property is Flat D 15 Claremont Gardens in September 2013. TheTribunal determined in accordance with section48 and Schedule13 of the Leasehold Reform,Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 that the premium for the extended lease should be fourteen thousand one hundred and eighty seven pounds (£14,187.00) This case related to 1 flat.

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