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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Halstead

IfI were to purchase a freehold propertyin Halstead mortgage fee and have no survey and no local authority searches how much could I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Halstead?

The sole reduction in fees you would make on is the Halstead conveyancing searches. A conveyancer is required to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, liaising with the vendors lawyer, SDLT submission, register the ownership etc. A marginal saving might be made by not having to register a charge but it will not be a lot.

I am about to put a bid on a leasehold flat in Halstead. The property agents assure me that it is usual for flats in Halstead to have less than 75 years left on the lease. I am getting a loan with Chelsea Building Society. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has Seventy One years unexpired.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 4/5/2022 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

I require expedited conveyancing in Halstead as I am under an ultimatum to exchange contracts in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are not obtaining a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Halstead the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Me and my brother purchased a renovated Georgian property in Halstead. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Britannia. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same address. Is it worth asking Britannia to clarify?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Halstead and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also check the situation with the conveyancing solicitor who conducted the purchase.

Your search tool is useful but there are many lawyers listed near Halstead being on the lender conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for our lender?

We do not recommend specific Halstead firms as the right Halstead conveyancing solicitor for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with Halstead knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. Before you appoint your lawyer we advise you to speak to two or three of the the firms listed to gain comfort as to which one is right for you..

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