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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Finchampstead

In the event thatI was to acquire a freehold housein Finchampstead for cash and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Finchampstead?

The only reduction in fees you would achieve is the Finchampstead conveyancing searches. A conveyancing practitioner is required to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, correspond with your vendors solicitor, SDLT submission, register the title etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a mortgage however it will not be significant.

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Finchampstead even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I intend to buy a shop in Finchampstead with a mortgage from Clydesdale?

The service is primarily there to help choose domestic conveyancing solicitors in Finchampstead but we have listed at the bottom of this page a few Finchampstead commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the firm directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Clydesdale

I am close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our property in Finchampstead and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any local conveyancer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers used a nationwide conveyancing outfit rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Finchampstead. We have lived in Finchampstead for 5 years we know that this is a non issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to obtain confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer currently acting for you. What do they say? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same illness)

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Finchampstead?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Finchampstead. 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…’

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Finchampstead. Conveyancing and Birmingham Midshires mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing solicitor in Finchampstead who acted for me is not around. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to instruct a Finchampstead conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. You should note that regardless, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Finchampstead - A selection of Questions you should ask before buying

    Be sure to discover if the the lease includes any unreasonable restrictions in the lease. For example it is reasonably common in Finchampstead leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Finchampstead. If you love the propertyin Finchampstead but your dog is not allowed to make the move with you then you will be presented with a difficult decision. If a Finchampstead lease has fewer than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the value of the flat. It is worth checking with your lender that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will most likely have to extend the lease at some point and you need to have some idea of what this would cost. For most Finchampsteadlease extensions you will be required to have been the owner of the property for 24 months before you are legally able to exercise a lease extension. Is anyone aware of any major works on the horizon that could add a premium to the service costs?

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