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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lancashire

When will exchange of contracts occur in purchase conveyancing in Lancashire and do I need to be at the lawyers branch?

Where you are round the corner to our conveyancing solicitors in Lancashire you are invited in to sign documents. However, the law practices we recommend provide a national conveyancing service and provide just as detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you by post or email. The executing of the contract is not the point of no return. A signed contract is necessary for the conveyancer to address the formalities when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The procedure is is usually a five minute process, although where a long "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Lancashire)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial site in Lancashire?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Lancashire will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Lancashire. 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 Lancashire.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Lancashire it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to Lancashire commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Lancashire.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and identified one near me in Lancashire I like with a park and station in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 51 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Lancashire for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage that many years will likely be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Hoping to buy a property located in Lancashire and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Lancashire. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Lancashire area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Lancashire. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I have just started marketing my 2 bed apartment in Lancashire. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, but I have recently had a quarterly maintenance charge demand – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is pay the service charge as you normally would as all rents and service invoices will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Lancashire Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? Does this lease have more than 82 years unexpired?

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