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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harlow

Would the conveyancing lawyers identified via your ’find a lawyer’ tool conduct right to buy conveyancing in Harlow?

We do have numerous conveyancing firms carrying out right to buy conveyancing matters You should e-mail us in order to get a costs calculation.

My wife and I purchasing a detached bungalow in Harlow. Our aim is to carry out an extension to the side at the property.Will legal work on the property involve enquiries to determine if these works were previously refused?

Your conveyancer will check the deeds as conveyancing in Harlow can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain changes or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Certain extensions need local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

My partner and I are spending time viewing houses in Harlow and I am about to put in an offer. Is it sensible to have my property lawyer on ‘stand by’? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Santander.

It would be advisable to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the EA. As you are seeking a mortgage with Santander, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Santander conveyancing panel.

I recently had an offer agreed on a house in Harlow. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an advanced payment of £175. Not long after, the property lawyer contacted me to say that they were not on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Leeds Building Society panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that could affect a commercial premises in Harlow?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Harlow will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Harlow. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Harlow.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Harlow it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Harlow commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Harlow.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Harlow. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Harlow

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

Is there a reason that Harlow conveyancing charges are more expensive for leasehold and freehold properties?

When purchasing a leasehold property there is more work involved purely due to the fact that usually there are further parties involved in the form of the freeholder and/or Management Agents. As part of a lawyers enquiries they will check that all ground rent and service charges are paid up to date amongst other general leasehold matters. For this reason, the Sellers lawyers usually have to refer to the freeholder or Managing Agent for their replies to our questions. This may be time consuming and beyond the lawyers control

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