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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in King's Cross

We see that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the Santander conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our conveyancing in King's Cross?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Santander conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in King's Cross.

Do I have to attend the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in King's Cross so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.

Most approved lawyers for lenders conduct the vast majority of communications via Royal Mail, e-mail or over phone calls. This enables them to conduct the legal work for your home move regardless of where you live in England or Wales. Nevertheless you should check if you have the option of going to the offices of your conveyancing lawyer if just in case this is required.

What will a local search tell me concerning the property I am purchasing in King's Cross?

King's Cross conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as PSG The local search plays an important role in many a King's Cross conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search should reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic headings.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in King's Cross?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in King's Cross. 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…’

Back In 2006, I bought a leasehold house in King's Cross. Conveyancing and Godiva Mortgages Ltd mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in King's Cross who previously acted has now retired. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to be sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to incur the fees of a King's Cross conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I am the registered owner of a basement flat in King's Cross. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a King's Cross conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a King's Cross residence is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 66.8 years.

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