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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leek

How up to date is your search tool for Leek conveyancing solicitors on the Skipton conveyancing panel? Do Skipton send you an updated list?

Leek conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Skipton conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Skipton directly.

Is it necessary to take out insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when acquiring a house in Leek?

Unless a previous acquisition of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers delivering conveyancing in Leek to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Leek I like with open areas and station in the vicinity, however it's only got 51 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Leek in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.

As co-executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a house in Swansea but I am based in Leek. My conveyancer (who is 235 miles awayneeds me to sign a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Leek who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Leek based

There are only 68 years unexpired on my lease in Leek. I now want to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What should I do?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you have made all reasonable attempts to locate the freeholder. In some cases an enquiry agent would be helpful to carry out a search and prepare an expert document which can be used as evidence that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Leek.

I purchased a garden flat in Leek, conveyancing was carried out in 2005. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Leek with over 90 years remaining are worth £255,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced annually. The lease ceases on 21st October 2092

With 73 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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