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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leconfield

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Leconfield is more expensive?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Leconfield and East Yorkshire usually requires additional work compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes reviewing the lease, liaising with the landlord concerning the service of applicable notices, procuring up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first granted.

Various online forums that I have come across warn that are the number one reason for hinderance in Leconfield house deals. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Leconfield.

I was advised by a number of estate agents in Leconfield to choose a property lawyer using your seach tool. What’s the financial inducement for Estate Agents to market your site rather than a competitor’s?

We don’t give any referral fee for sending work to this site. We found it would be just too difficult a fee because a client could think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

As co-executor for the estate of my grandfather I am selling a house in Cardiff but live in Leconfield. My lawyer (who is 300 kilometers awayneeds me to execute a stat dec ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Leconfield who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Leconfield

Expecting to complete next month on a leasehold property in Leconfield. Conveyancing solicitors inform me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Leconfield should include some of the following:

    if lease caters for for a reserve fund for major repairs? Rent payments - how much and when you need to pay, and be on notice if this is subject to change Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the building. It is important for you to know who is liable for the repair and maintenance of every part of the building Repair and maintenance of the property You must be told what is to be regarded as a Nuisance in the lease
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Leconfield please enquire of your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Leconfield.

I invested in buying a split level flat in Leconfield, conveyancing formalities finalised in 1999. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Equivalent properties in Leconfield with over 90 years remaining are worth £201,000. The ground rent is £45 yearly. The lease finishes on 21st October 2085

With only 65 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £13,300 and £15,400 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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