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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Linford

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Great Linford? What am I being asked for?

It is indeed that case that the requirement set out by your solicitor has nothing to do with conveyancing in Great Linford. However these days you can not complete any conveyancing deal without first handing over evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a utility bill. Please note that if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of identification it must be both the paper section as well as the photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other.

Evidence of your origin of monies is required under Money Laundering Regulations. Please do not be offended when when this is requested of you as your lawyer will need to retain this information on file. Your Great Linford conveyancing practitioner will need to see evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any monies from you into their client account and they should also ask further queries regarding the source of funds.

We are aiming to move home in January. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in Great Linford. Conveyancing firm was found prior to coming across this website.

On the afternoon of completion you can pick up the keys from your property agent but this can only occur when the vendors lawyers advise the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be passed over. You should inform the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal company but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Great Linford or a solicitor that specialises in conveyancing in Great Linford.

Please help - my lawyer says that missing deeds insurance is required on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Great Linford conveyancing?

The appropriate level of missing deeds indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Barclays and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

Nationwide have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a house in Great Linford has been accepted, what happens next?

Your property agent will need to be informed of your lawyer's details (ensure that the conveyancers are on the lender’s approved list). Contact Nationwide or your broker and finish off any outstanding forms. Nationwide will instruct a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or owners to schedule an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes about ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Nationwide will send the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Great Linford.

I am selling our house in Great Linford and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any local lawyer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers used a factory type conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Great Linford. Having lived in Great Linford for three years we know of no issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get clarification that there is no issue.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. What do they say? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)

There are only Fifty years remaining on my flat in Great Linford. I now want to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What options are available to me?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you have used your best endeavours to locate the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent may be useful to try and locate and to produce a report which can be used as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a conveyancer both on devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Great Linford.

Great Linford Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    How long is the Lease? What is the name of the managing agents? How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments?

I bought a flat in Great Linford last 11/8/2020 and to date it is still not recorded with HMLR. It is part of a development site and my lawyer told me that it may take 12 months to complete the registration formalities. I have called the Land Registry directly and they say that the original application was cancelled due to failure to reply to requisitions. Do I need to be concerned?

It is your conveyancing practitioner that you must get in touch with in order to satisfy any issues which have arisen as part of the registration process for your Great Linford property. Normal Great Linford conveyancing practice includes an undertaking on the part of the vendor’s conveyancing practitioner that they will help resolve any requirements raised by HMLR so it may be a case of taking action to enforce that undertaking if necessary.

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