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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Frampton on Severn

It has taken forever and a day but a loan agreement from HSBC for the refinancing of my 3 room garden flat is expected within the next few days. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing practitioner in Frampton on Severn?

You have come to the wrong place to search for cut-price fees for conveyancing solicitors in Frampton on Severn. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing companies offering £99 conveyancing in Frampton on Severn. Optimistically, in deciding on cheap conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst you will end up being stung for additional fees and still not end up with the service required.

I am purchasing a end of terrace house in Frampton on Severn. We would like to carry out a loft conversion at the property.Will legal work on the property involve checks to determine if these alterations are permitted?

Your property lawyer will check the registered title as conveyancing in Frampton on Severn will sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent categories of alterations or necessitated the permission of another owner. Many extensions require local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Santander. Frampton on Severn conveyancing lawyers have been appointed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Santander?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Santander done the survey? Have you advised Santander as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Santander conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

My fiancee and I are at the point of viewing houses in Frampton on Severn and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancing practitioner appointed at this point? I am planning to take a mortgage with Santander.

You should start obtaining conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their contact information on to the estate agent. Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Santander, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Santander conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Frampton on Severn?

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

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Frampton on Severn prior to retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will not grant a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Frampton on Severn. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Frampton on Severn to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Fifty years unexpired on my flat in Frampton on Severn. I need to get lease extension but my freeholder is missing. What should I do?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to locate the freeholder. For most situations a specialist would be helpful to try and locate and to produce a report which can be accepted by the court as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Frampton on Severn.

Frampton on Severn Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    On the whole the outlay for major works tend not to be built into the maintenance charges, although there some managing agents in Frampton on Severn require tenants to pay into a reserve fund created for the specific intention of building a fund for major repairs or maintenance. What is the service charge and ground rent on the apartment? This question is useful as a) areas could result in problems for the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate where maintenance remain unpaid b) if the tenants have a dispute with the running of the building you will need to have all the details

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