Some advice if I may. My Malden conveyancer is assuring me that she is duty bound toconduct Malden conveyancing searches asthe firm are on the Virgin Moneysolicitor panel. Is this really necessary?
You have limited options available to you. Given that you are taking out a loan with a bank your solicitor has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your lender’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to comply with the CML Handbook requirements . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Malden conveyancing searches.
I own a freehold property in Malden but nevertheless charged rent, why is this and what is this?
It’s unusual for properties in Malden and has limited impact for conveyancing in Malden but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.
Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.
Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Malden?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Malden will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Malden. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Malden.
For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Malden it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Malden commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Malden.
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How easy is it to change a solicitor as I need to find a Malden based one who is on the bank conveyancing panel. Is it practical to instruct different lawyers?
In the event that you have not formally instructed a conveyancer to start work and at this stage simply received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Malden that you're thinking of instructing.