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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leigh On Sea

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a leasehold flat in Leigh On Sea. We encountered a stumbling block. Our loan offer with Barclays runs out on 11/7/2022 but the sellers are suggesting a completion date of 13/7/2022. Can one prolong the loan offer?

The person best placed to address this question is your lawyer who is in a position to assess if they better off negotiating with the bank, vendor’s solicitors, selling agents or indeed all parties taking into account the circumstances your house move to date.

We're in Leigh On Sea, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Leeds Building Society , and our lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

My colleague suggested that where I am buying in Leigh On Sea I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Leigh On Sea conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Leigh On Sea around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Leigh On Sea Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Leigh On Sea.

Completion is due on the sale of our £375,000 maisonette in Leigh On Sea on Thursday in a week. The freeholder has quoted £336 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Leigh On Sea?

For most leasehold sales in Leigh On Sea conveyancing will involve, queries regarding the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Completing pre-contract questions Where consent is required before sale in Leigh On Sea Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Leigh On Sea leasehold property is £350. For Leigh On Sea conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to provide the information.

Leigh On Sea Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries before buying

    Plenty Leigh On Sea leasehold apartments will incur a service bill for maintenance of the block invoiced by the freeholder. If you buy the property you will have to meet this amount, normally in instalments accross the year. This can vary from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large communal areas. In all likelihood there will be a rentcharge for you to pay yearly, normally this is not a large amount, say around £25-£75 but you should to check it because on occasion it could be surprisingly expensive. Does the lease have more than 85 years remaining? The best form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this scenario the leaseholders benefit from control and although a managing agent is often retained if the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves.

A loan agreement from a mortgage company for the refinancing of my 2 bedroom garden flat is expected within the next few days. Can you suggest an efficient remortgage conveyancing solicitor in Leigh On Sea ?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of the lowest fares for conveyancing in Leigh On Sea. Our aim is to provide cost effective conveyancing but our intention is not to work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be fooled by companies offering £99 conveyancing in Leigh On Sea.At best, in opting for cheap conveyancing, you will get what you pay for and at worst you will end up paying a lot in additional fee and still not get the service expected.

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