We note that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Great Linford?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Great Linford.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Great Linford?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Great Linford. 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've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Great Linford is where the house is located. Can you offer any advice?
Flying freeholds in Great Linford are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Great Linford you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Great Linford may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
How difficult is it to transfer to a new solicitor as I have to choose one who is on the Lloyds TSB Bank conveyancing panel. I was using a high street conveyancing solicitor in Great Linford round the corner but she is not approved by Lloyds TSB Bank
We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Great Linford on the Lloyds TSB Bank panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we on the directory do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are registered with the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Great Linford. Using the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Great Linford.
I am attracted to a couple of maisonettes in Great Linford both have in the region of 50 years unexpired on the lease term. Will this present a problem?
A lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the property for a prescribed time frame. As a lease gets shorter the value of the lease reduces and it becomes more costly to acquire a lease extension. This is why it is generally wise to increase the term of the lease. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage companies may be unwilling to lend money on properties of this type. Lease extension can be a protracted process. We recommend you seek professional assistance from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this field.
Great Linford Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries Prior to buying
Where a Great Linford lease has no more than eighty years it will impact the marketability of the property. Check with your bank that they are content with the length of the lease. A short lease means that you will probably require a lease extension at some point and it is worth discovering how much this would cost. For most Great Linfordlease extensions you will be be obliged to have owned the premises for 24 months in order to be legally able to extend the lease. Is the freehold reversion owned jointly by the tenants? Its a good idea to find out as much as possible concerning the managing agents as they will either make life much easier or problematic. As the owner of a leasehold property you are often at the mercy of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to every day matters like the cleanliness of the communal areas. Enquire of other tenants what they think of them. In conclusion, be sure you know the dates that the maintenance fees are due to the relevant party and precisely how they are spending the funds.