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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kinver

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Kinver even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for example if I wish to buy a shop in Kinver with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland?

The service is predominantly used to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Kinver but we have set out at the bottom of this page a selection of Kinver commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the firm directly to see if they can also act for Bank of Ireland

I acquired my house on 5 April and my personal details is not yet registered. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Kinver advises it will be formalised in less than a month. Are properties in Kinver particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Kinver registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry communicate with any 3rd persons or bodies. At present approximately three quarters of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Registration takes place once the purchaser is living at the premises thus an expedited registration is not typically top priority yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer can speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Kinver for my purchase. Is it possible to check a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

One may find published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find details Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded call for training requirements.

Back In 2008, I bought a leasehold flat in Kinver. Conveyancing and Godiva Mortgages Ltd mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Kinver who previously acted has long since retired. Do I pay?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Kinver conveyancing lawyer to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Kinver - Examples of Queries before Purchasing

    The best form of lease structure is if the freehold interest is owned by the leaseholders. In this scenario the lessees benefit from control and notwithstanding that a managing agent is often retained if the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent employed by the leaseholders. Most Kinver leasehold properties will have a service bill for maintenance of the block set by the freeholder. Where you purchase the property you will have to meet this contribution, usually in instalments accross the year. This may vary from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large communal grounds. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a significant figure, say approximately £50-£100 but you need to check as sometimes it could be many hundreds of pounds. How much is the yearly maintenance fee and ground rent?

We are contemplating instructing an online solicitor ahead of a Kinver conveyancing firm. Any advice?

Various benefits exist in having the option pop in to a local Kinver conveyancing solicitor such as

  • signing documents same day
  • sometimes being able to see someone face-to-face can make a significant difference, particularly for non-standard transactions
  • the ability to complain if things go pear-shaped

When checking estimates, look out for hidden extras. The majority decent Kinver high street solicitors give an all-inclusive price. Often online agents seem to offer discounted prices, yet have burried 'extras' in the small print.

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