Having sold my house in Leagrave and Chalton last June yet the purchaser is Skype messaging every few hours complaining that their conveyancer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?
Following your house sale your solicitor is duty bound to forward the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your conveyancer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been repaid to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Leagrave and Chalton.
Various web forums that I have come across warn that are the main reason for delay in Leagrave and Chalton house deals. Is that correct?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Leagrave and Chalton.
I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in Leagrave and Chalton prior to retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not give a mortgage on this type of house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Leagrave and Chalton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Leagrave and Chalton. I've stumble across a site which looks to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all this stuff done via email that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
Can you offer any advice when it comes to choosing a Leagrave and Chalton conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?
When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Leagrave and Chalton conveyancing firm) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you talk with two or three firms including non Leagrave and Chalton conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be helpful:
Can they put you in touch with clients in Leagrave and Chalton who can give a testimonial? What volume of lease extensions have they carried out in Leagrave and Chalton in the last year?
Leasehold Conveyancing in Leagrave and Chalton - Examples of Queries before Purchasing
What is the name of the managing agents? Generally speaking the outlay for major works tend not to be included within service charges, although there some managing agents in Leagrave and Chalton obliged leasehold owners to contribute towards a sinking fund and this is used to offset against major repairs or maintenance. Is the freehold reversion owned collectively by the leaseholders?