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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Four Oaks

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of delay in Four Oaks house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Four Oaks.

I have a semi-detached Victorian house in Four Oaks. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Yorkshire Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the matching property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Four Oaks and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a residence in Swansea but I am based in Four Oaks. My conveyancer (based 250 miles from merequires that I execute a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Four Oaks who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Four Oaks based

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Four Oaks. Before I get started I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

Assuming the lease is registered - and almost all are in Four Oaks - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I inherited a garden flat in Four Oaks, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Similar properties in Four Oaks with over 90 years remaining are worth £196,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2082

With only 64 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £15,200 and £17,600 plus costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

If instructed can a conveyancer remove someone from the title of my home in Four Oaks ?

Extracting or adding someone to the title of your home is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a lawyer to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a lawyer

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