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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Forest Hill

Do the conveyancing practitioners listed on your site conduct right to buy conveyancing in Forest Hill?

We do have a variety of conveyancing specialists carrying out right to buy transactions You should e-mail us to obtain a costs illustration.

What can a local search tell me about the house we're buying in Forest Hill?

Forest Hill conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations for instance Searchflow The local search is essential in every Forest Hill conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Forest Hill with the aid of help to buy. The builders refused to budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The estate agent told me not inform my solicitor about the deal as it would impact my mortgage with Leeds Building Society. Is this normal?.

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 have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Forest Hill I like with amenity areas and transport links nearby, however it only has 52 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Forest Hill in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage that many years may be an issue. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.

Should I be worried if there is a problem with the searches conducted as part of my conveyancing in Forest Hill?

On the whole, the majority of problems disclosed in Forest Hill conveyancing search responses can be dealt with prior to completion or title insurance could possibly be taken. It is crucial to remember that regardless of the fact that you may be purchasing the property and may be content to live with the search results, your building society or bank may not, and ultimately have the final decision.

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