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Ready to buy a new home in Knebworth? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Knebworth transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Knebworth

Souldretaining a Knebworth conveyancing practice make the ownership transfer easier?

Knebworth is a unique place, where local experience helps. The relaxed pace of life is great – just not when it comes to your conveyancing. The conveyancers that we recommend combine deep Knebworth insight with a proactive, can doattitude that helps everything runs smoothly. It is a definite plus if they benefit from well established relationships with mortgage brokers, search providers, surveyors and counterpart Knebworth conveyancing practitioners

How up to date is your database of Knebworth solicitors on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? Do Bank of Ireland send you an updated list?

Knebworth conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Bank of Ireland directly.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Knebworth. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Knebworth

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.

My husband and I are FTB’s - had an offer accepted, yet the property agent informed us that the vendor will only proceed if we use their preferred solicitors as they want a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a local conveyancer with experience of conveyancing in Knebworth

It is highly unlikely the sellers are driving this. Should the seller desire ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine buyer is counter productive. Contact the vendors directly and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances in place © you do not need to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you will continue to use your own,trusted Knebworth conveyancing firm - not the ones that will provide the negotiator at the agency a referral fee or achieve conveyancing thresholds pre-set by HQ.

I am attracted to a two apartments in Knebworth both have in the region of forty five years remaining on the lease term. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

There are plenty of short leases in Knebworth. The lease is a right to use the premises for a period of time. As the lease shortens the marketability of the lease decreases and results in it becoming more expensive to extend the lease. This is why it is advisable to extend the lease term. Sometimes it is difficult to sell a property with a short lease as mortgage companies may be unwilling to lend money on properties of this type. Lease extension can be a protracted process. We advise that you get professional assistance from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this field.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Knebworth - A selection of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    It would be wise to find out as much as possible about the managing agents as they can either make life much easier or problematic. As the proprietor of a leasehold property you will be in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues like the cleanliness of the common parts. Enquire of prospective neighbours what they think of their management. In conclusion, investigate as to the dates that the service charges are due to the managing agents and specifically how they are spending that money. Best to be warned whether a new roof is being installed or some other major work is coming up to be shared by the leaseholders and could well dramatically impact the level of the service costs or require a specific payment. Make sure you enquire if there are any onerous prohibitions in the lease. For instance it is fairly common in Knebworth leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in Knebworth. If you like the propertyin Knebworth yet your dog can’t live with you then you will be faced difficult determination.

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