Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Garston is more expensive?
Garston leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.
I am looking to buy a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Garston who is on the TSB approved. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for TSB in certain locations such as Garston. We dont recommend any particular firm.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Garston?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Garston. 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 carried out on a house in Garston in advance of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Garston. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Garston especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Garston.
I need to instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Garston for my house move. Is there any facility to review a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?
One may read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded telephone calls for training reasons.