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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Harwood

I just acquired a property at auction in Great Harwood. Conveyancing is necessary. What happens now?

Now that you are to in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you should find a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of priority as you will have a fast approaching a fixed date to complete the purchase. All auction property will ordinarily have an associated auction set of papers. This will include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. In the case of leasehold property the conveyancing papers should include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing documentation relating to leasehold premises. You should hand this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that your finances are in place to complete on the date specified in the contract.

We had chosen conveyancers based in Great Harwood on the Kent Reliance solicitor approved list. They are now charging me a supplemental fee for dealing with the Kent Reliance mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by Kent Reliance?

As unfair as it may seem, as long as it’s in their Terms and Conditions or estimate then yes your conveyancer may levy a fee for this. The charge is not set by Kent Reliance but by your Great Harwood lawyer. Some firms on the Kent Reliance panel will levy an ‘acting for lender’ fee but some practices include it on their overall fee.

I am due to exchange contracts on my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in August 2007, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s mortgage company, Nationwide are being difficult. The Great Harwood solicitor who is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Nationwide are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Nationwide have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Nationwide have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Nationwide may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I require expedited conveyancing in Great Harwood as I am under a deadline to sign on the dotted line within 3 weeks. A mortgage is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not getting a home loan you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no solicitor would suggest that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Great Harwood the following are instances of what can appear and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Great Harwood I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years on the lease. There is not much else in Great Harwood in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

Should you need a home loan that many years will be an issue. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.

What is different about your site and alternative web based conveyancing brokers for conveyancing in Great Harwood?

At this site secure a fixed fee costs illustration from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances of your conveyancing in Great Harwood. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we do not charge firms a commission if you appoint them for your home move in Great Harwood

Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Great Harwood conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Great Harwood conveyancing firm) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you talk with two or three firms including non Great Harwood conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be useful:

    How many lease extensions have they completed in Great Harwood in the last 12 months? What are the costs for lease extension conveyancing?

Great Harwood Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Does this lease have in excess of 90 years unexpired? For many Great Harwood leaseholds the cost for major works tend not to be included within service charges, although a few managing agents in Great Harwood obliged tenants to contribute towards a reserve fund created for the specific intention of establishing a fund for major repairs or maintenance. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?

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