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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kelvedon

As someone unfamiliar with conveyancing in Kelvedon what’s the number one tip you can give me concerning the legal transfer of property in Kelvedon

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Kelvedon or throughout England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of room for friction between you and others involved in the ownership transfer. E.g., the vendor, estate agent and even potentially your lender. Selecting a law firm for your conveyancing in Kelvedon is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the transaction whose role it is to look after your legal interests and to protect you.

Sometimes a potential adversary may try and sway you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the property agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your lawyer is dragging his heels. Or your financial adviser may try to convince you to do something that is contrary to your lawyers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the conveyancing process.

I acquired my flat on 7 November and my personal details is yet to be registered. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Kelvedon advises it should be recorded inside ten days. Are transfers in Kelvedon uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Kelvedon registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry have to notify any interested parties. At present approximately 80% of such applications are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Historically registration is effected after the purchaser is living at the premises therefore post completion formalities is not always an essential issue yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers must contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Kelvedon benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not budge the amount so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The property agent advised me not disclose to my conveyancer about this side-deal as it will affect my loan with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Kelvedon is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Kelvedon are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Kelvedon you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Kelvedon may ascertain 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.

What does commercial conveyancing in Kelvedon cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Kelvedon incorporates a wide range of services, provided by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

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