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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Flintshire

I am obtaining a mortgage with Nat West. I intend to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Flintshire. Does the Nat West Solicitor panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Nat West conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, represented by the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

Having sold my house in Flintshire last October but the buyer keeps telephoning daily to moan that his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Following your house sale your solicitor is duty bound to deliver the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor must also evidence that the home loan has been redeemed to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Flintshire.

My relative suggested that if I am buying in Flintshire I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is usually included in the estimate for your Flintshire conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out important information about Flintshire around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Flintshire.

I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that appears to be perfect, at a reasonable price which is making it all the more appealing. I have subsequently found out that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns buying a leasehold house in Flintshire. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be instructed. Will my lawyers set out the implications of buying a leasehold house in Flintshire ?

Most houses in Flintshire are freehold rather than leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are purchasing in Flintshire in which case you should be looking for a Flintshire conveyancing practitioner and be sure that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease comes with conditions such as requiring the freeholder’spermission to carry out changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the house is part of an estate. Your lawyer will appraise you on the various issues.

Flintshire Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    If a Flintshire lease has fewer than 80 years it will impact the salability of the apartment. Check with your mortgage company that they are willing to lend given the lease term. A short lease means that you will most likely have to extend the lease at some point and it is worth discovering what this would cost. For most Flintshirelease extensions you will need to own the residence for two years before you are eligible to extend the lease. What is the name of the managing agents? How much is the service charge and ground rent on the property?

A licensed conveyancer dealt with my conveyancing in Flintshire three years past having archived my registration certificates but has now closed – What steps do I now take to get hold of them?

Deeds, as such, no longer exist as most properties in Flintshire are archived electronically at Land Registry. Should you need to establish evidence of proprietorship or are disposing of or re-mortgaging your lawyer should obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.

If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to filerequest@clc-uk.org. The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned with reasonable haste.

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