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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Frenchay

We wanted to use a property lawyer in Frenchay for our house purchase. Our financial adviser has since advised us that our bank The Royal Bank of Scotland won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unduly restrictive?

Pre- 2008 most mortgage companies had a different appetite for risk. Almost all Frenchay conveyancing firms would have been on most bank panels. The financial services regulator in 2010 completed a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: mortgage lenders should know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, lenders have regularly sought more information from law firms regarding their operations and their employees as well as set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of transactions. Many Frenchay conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have Unblemished track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Frenchay is one of the many areas where the conveyancers showing on our search results are members of the panel for The Royal Bank of Scotland.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could impact a commercial site in Frenchay?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Frenchay will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Frenchay. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Frenchay.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Frenchay it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Frenchay commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Frenchay.

4 months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Frenchay concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I am buying a new build apartment in Frenchay. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Frenchay

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

What does commercial conveyancing in Frenchay cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Frenchay covers a broad array of advice, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

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