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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kingsthorpe

Would the conveyancing practitioners that you recommend carry out right to buy conveyancing in Kingsthorpe?

We have identified numerous conveyancing specialists who can service right to buy conveyancing matters Do e-mail the conveyancers listed with a view to secure a costs illustration.

There are a variety of conveyancing solicitors in Kingsthorpe but how do I know who's good?

We would encourage you not to go for the cheapest Kingsthorpe conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

Completion of my purchase has taken place for my property in Kingsthorpe. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

I am selling my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in August 2006, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s mortgage company, RBS are being difficult. The Kingsthorpe solicitor who is on the RBS conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but RBS are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do RBS have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that RBS have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why RBS may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I require expedited conveyancing in Kingsthorpe as I have pressure to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not taking a home loan you are at liberty not to have searches conducted although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Kingsthorpe the following are instances of issues that can be revealed and adversely impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Kingsthorpe I like with open areas and station nearby, however it only has 49 years on the lease. There is not much else in Kingsthorpe in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage that many years will be an issue. Discount the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you may request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Kingsthorpe. Conveyancing and Godiva Mortgages Ltd mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing practitioner in Kingsthorpe who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to be sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Kingsthorpe conveyancing lawyer to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Kingsthorpe Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask before buying

    Does the lease include onerous restrictions? What is the service charge and ground rent on the property? Most Kingsthorpe leasehold properties will incur a service charge for the upkeep of the building invoiced on behalf of the management company. Should you acquire the flat you will have to pay this charge, normally in instalments throughout the year. This may be anything from a couple of hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large common areas. There will also be a rentcharge to be met yearly, normally this is not a exorbitant sum, say about £50-£100 but you should to enquire as on occasion it could be many hundreds of pounds.

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