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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hull East

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Hull East endorsed using your comparison tool but have come across some other costs illustrations via the web look less expensive – why is this?

You can find plenty of conveyancing organisations promoting alleged £99 conveyancing, but supplementalcharges end up with the closing invoice being escalated. According to the Legal Ombudsman fees listed in terms of engagement should be honest and reasonable invoiced The conveyancers that we list for conveyancing in Hull East genuinely set out all costs for a standard conveyancing transaction.

I purchased a freehold residence in Hull East but still invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Hull East and has limited impact for conveyancing in Hull East but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be extinguished.

Is it necessary to pay for insurance to cover chancel repairs when buying a house in Hull East?

Unless a previous acquisition of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you could expect lawyers conducting conveyancing in Hull East to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

My wife and I have a semi-detached Victorian house in Hull East. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Alliance & Leicester . I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same address. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for 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 Hull East and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Hull East is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Hull East are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Hull East you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Hull East may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

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