I have 71 years remaining on my lease and require a lease extension for my flat in Longthorpe. Conveyancing solicitors on the Chelsea Building Society panel can deal with such extensions correct?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 24/11/2020 the requirements read as follows :
Various web forums that I have frequented warn that are the primary reason for stalling in Longthorpe house deals. Is there any truth in this?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the conclusions of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Longthorpe.
The deeds to our home are lost. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Longthorpe 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?
You no longer need to have the physical original deeds to establish that you are the owner of your registered land or premises, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.
I am buying a new build apartment in Longthorpe. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Longthorpe
Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please supply a car parking plan. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.
As co-executor for the will of my grandfather I am disposing of a house in Newport but reside in Longthorpe. My lawyer (who is 200 miles from mehas requested that I execute a statutory declaration before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Longthorpe who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Longthorpe based