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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hampshire

Do I choose a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Hampshire?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Hampshire and Solicitor practices in Hampshire who can help with your conveyancing It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. The two can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

A relative informed me that in buying a property in Hampshire there could be a number of restrictions prohibiting external alterations to the property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Hampshire which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Hampshire should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I'm the only recipient of my late father’s estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Hampshire. The Hampshire property was put into my name in December. I want to move. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership could be considered the same way as though I had purchased the house in December. Do I have to wait 6 months to sell?

The CML handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be impacted by that. How sensible a view banks take of it, depend on the lender as this requirement is chiefly there to identify subsales or the quick reselling of property.

The deeds to my house are lost. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Hampshire 4 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?

Gone are the days when you need to have the physical deeds to evidence that you are the owner of your registered land or property, as the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

How do I use your search app to locate a conveyancing lawyer in Hampshire on the approved list for my lender?

1st pick a lender such as National Westminster Bank, Bank of Scotland or Alliance & Leicester then specify your location such as Hampshire. Conveyancing organisations in Hampshire and across England and Wales should be listed.

I am using a search engine for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Hampshire it brings up many property lawyersin the area. How do I determine which is the right conveyancing solicitor for my move?

The preferential method of finding the right conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so seek the counsel of friends and family who have bought a property in Hampshire or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Hampshire vary, so it's sensible to obtain at least three estimates from varying types of companies. Dont forget to clarify what costs in the quote includes.

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Hampshire with the intention of speeding up the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Hampshire can be reduced where you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start advertising the property and request that they start to collate the leasehold documentation which will be required by the purchasers’ solicitors.
  • If you have had conflict with your landlord or managing agents it is very important that these are resolved prior to the flat being marketed. The buyers and their solicitors will be warry about purchasing a flat where a dispute is unsettled. You may need to swallow your pride and pay any arrears of service charge or resolve the dispute prior to completion of the sale. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled ahead of the contract papers being issued to the buyers’ solicitors. You will still have to reveal particulars of the dispute to the buyers, but it is clearly preferable to reveal the dispute as over as opposed to ongoing. In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s approval? In particular have you installed wooden flooring? Hampshire leases often stipulate that internal structural changes or installing wooden flooring require a licence from the Landlord consenting to such works. If you dont have the approvals to hand you should not communicate with the landlord without checking with your solicitor in advance. If you hold a share in a the freehold, you should make sure that you hold the original share certificate. Arranging a re-issued share certificate can be a lengthy formality and slows down many a Hampshire conveyancing transaction. If a new share is necessary, do contact the company officers or managing agents (where applicable) for this as soon as possible.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Hampshire - Examples of Queries before buying

    What restrictions exist in the Hampshire Lease? How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? How is the lease structured?

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