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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kempsey

I am buying a 3 bedroom semi in Kempsey. We would like to convert the garage to an office at the house.Will the conveyancing process include enquiries to see if these alterations are permitted?

Your solicitor should review the registered title as conveyancing in Kempsey can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain works or require the permission of a 3rd party. Many extensions need local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. It would be sensible to check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

I happen to be the only beneficiary of my late mum's estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Kempsey. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in June. I want to move. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship will be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the property in June. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be impacted by that. How sensible a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the bank as this obligation primarily exists to identify subsales or the quick reselling of property.

Does a directory service exist listing Coventry BS panel solicitors in Kempsey on the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Website?

No. There is no such directory service on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association sites. Very few banks make their panel listings available on the web. If you are in need of a Kempsey lawyer on the Coventry BS please make the most of our facility.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that may impact a commercial premises in Kempsey?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Kempsey will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Kempsey. The search result sets out definitive data 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 Kempsey.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Kempsey it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Kempsey commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Kempsey.

How does conveyancing in Kempsey differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Kempsey contact us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because developers in Kempsey tend to buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Kempsey or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Kempsey before retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks will not issue a mortgage on such a property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Kempsey. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Kempsey especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Kempsey.

My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent has warned us that the vendor will only go ahead if we use the agent's chosen conveyancers as they need an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street conveyancer who is familiar with conveyancing in Kempsey

We suspect that the seller is not behind this request. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a genuine purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Contact the sellers directly and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with finances in place © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you intend to use your own,trusted Kempsey conveyancing firm - not the ones that will provide their estate agent a introducer fee or meet his conveyancing targets demanded by senior management.

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