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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hawkshead

Would the conveyancing solicitors highlighted through your ’find a lawyer’ app carry out right to buy conveyancing in Hawkshead?

We work with numerous conveyancing lawyers who can service right to buy conveyancing matters You should contact us with a view to get a costs illustration.

My grandfather passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Hawkshead. The house had a small mortgage remaining of approximately £4500. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Skipton, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

Given you intend to refinance then Skipton will require that you use a conveyancer on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Skipton conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Skipton mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

I am buying a new build flat in Hawkshead. Conveyancing is daunting 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 legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hawkshead

    Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Hawkshead ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hawkshead. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Hawkshead to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

Is it possible to change solicitor as I need to find one who is on the TSB conveyancing panel. I hired a high street conveyancing solicitor in Hawkshead five minutes from me but she is not accepted by TSB

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Hawkshead on the TSB panel. Please note that the solicitors that we on the directory do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Hawkshead. In making use of search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Hawkshead.

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