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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Magor

Can the conveyancing practitioners revealed via your ’find a lawyer’ tool handle right to buy conveyancing in Magor?

We work with a number of conveyancing firms who can conduct right to buy conveyancing matters Please call us in order to secure a costs illustration.

It is 10 years ago since I acquired my property in Magor. Conveyancing lawyers have just been retained on the sale but I can't find the title deeds. Is this a problem?

You need not be too concerned. Firstly the deeds may be kept by the mortgage company or they may be in the possession of the conveyancers who oversaw your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Magor involves registered property but in the rare situation where your property is not registered it is more problematic but is not insurmountable.

Is it necessary to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when purchasing a house in Magor?

Unless a prior purchase of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you may expect lawyers delivering conveyancing in Magor to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the agent advised that the owners will only issue a contract if we use the agent's chosen lawyers as they need a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a local conveyancer who is accustomed to conveyancing in Magor

We suspect that the owner is not behind this ultimatum. Should the seller require ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Avoid the agents and go straight to the sellers and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you are going to use your own,trusted Magor conveyancing lawyers - rather thanthose that will provide the negotiator at the agency a commission or achieve conveyancing thresholds set by HQ.

What are your top tips when it comes to appointing a Magor conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Magor conveyancing firm) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Magor conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be useful:

    What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Magor in the last year? What are the charges for lease extension conveyancing?

Magor Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before buying

    This information is useful as a) areas may result in problems in the block as the communal areas may start to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the leaseholders have a dispute with the running of the building you will wish to know about it It would be prudent to find out as much as possible concerning the managing agents as they can either make your life much easier or a lot more difficult. As the owner of a leasehold property you are often at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues such as the tidiness of the common parts. You should not be shy to ask other tenants whether they are happy with them. In conclusion, be sure you understand the dates that you are obliged pay the maintenance charge to the relevant party and precisely what it includes. Are there any major works on the horizon that will add a premium to the maintenance fees?

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