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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Linford

I require expedited conveyancing in Great Linford as I am faced with pressure to complete within one month. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no solicitor would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Great Linford the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact market value: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

How does conveyancing in Great Linford differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Great Linford approach us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is built. This is because builders in Great Linford typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Great Linford or who has acted in the same development.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Great Linford is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Great Linford are unusual 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 very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Great Linford may determine 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.

I am selling my property. My past lawyers closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Great Linford if that makes things easier.

Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Great Linford. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Great Linford. Conveyancing and Coventry Building Society mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1995. The conveyancing practitioner in Great Linford who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. It is not necessary to instruct a Great Linford conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

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