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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hornchurch

Can you help? My Hornchurch lawyer is advising me that she is duty bound toapply for Hornchurch conveyancing searches asthe firm are on the Santanderconveyancing panel. Is my lawyer correct?

You have limited options available to you. As you are taking a mortgage with a bank your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your solicitor would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your lender’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook provisions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Hornchurch conveyancing searches.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Hornchurch?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Hornchurch. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Hornchurch. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hornchurch

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Please supply a car parking plan.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Hornchurch and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Hornchurch. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Hornchurch area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Hornchurch. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Completion is due on the disposal of our £325,000 garden flat in Hornchurch in just under a week. The management company has quoted £372 for Certificate of Compliance, insurance certificate and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Hornchurch?

Hornchurch conveyancing on leasehold apartments nine out of ten times involves administration charges levied by landlords agents :

    Answering pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Hornchurch Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Hornchurch leasehold property is £350. For Hornchurch conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to supply the information.

I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Hornchurch. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

in cases where there is a missing landlord or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to make a decision on the price.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Hornchurch property is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term was 57.5 years.

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