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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea

We have very assertive vendors who has recommended a preliminary agreement with a deposit 6,000. Are such agreements sensible?

Exclusivity contracts are agreements between a property owner and prospective acquirer granting the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the premises within an agreed time frame. Essentially, a lock out is a document stating that you will receive a contract at a later time being the contract for the actual sale. It tends to be utilised for buyer confidence though in many situations, the proprietor may enjoy an upside from such agreements as well. There are numerous positives and negatives to having an agreement but you should to check with your solicitor but beware that it may result in incurring more in conveyancing charges. In light of these reasons these contracts are unusual in relation to conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Fratton and Portsea. 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 husband and I are four weeks into a freehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the local agent to handle our conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea. We are not happy. Could you help me find new solicitors?

They would need to be really poor to suggest changing them. Has your mortgage been generated? If so you will need to inform them of the replacement lawyer and get the offer are re-issued. Your new conveyancer needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid added charges and delays. So that should be your starting point. Our find a solicitor tool will help you find a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea

When it comes to leasehold conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea what are the most frequent lease problems?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea. All leases are individual and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain sections are not included. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party. Maintenance charge proportions which don’t add up to the correct percentage

You could encounter a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. National Westminster Bank, Barnsley Building Society, and TSB all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to provide security, forcing the buyer to pull out.

I acquired a garden flat in Fratton and Portsea, conveyancing having been completed June 2007. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Corresponding properties in Fratton and Portsea with a long lease are worth £192,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2073

You have 54 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £32,300 and £37,400 as well as professional fees.

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 in the absence of detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

Finally, a loan offer from a mortgage company for the refinancing of my 4 bedroom garden flat is due imminently. Are you able to recommend an efficient remortgage conveyancing practitioner in Fratton and Portsea ?

This site is not designed to help in pursuit of the lowest fares for conveyancing solicitors in Fratton and Portsea. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but our intention is not to work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint brokers offering £99 conveyancing in Fratton and Portsea.At best, in opting for cheap conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up paying a lot in additional fee and still not receive the service required.

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