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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Marazion

five months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Marazion completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

How does conveyancing in Marazion differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Marazion contact us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is constructed. This is because developers in Marazion usually buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Marazion or who has acted in the same development.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Marazion is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in Marazion are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Marazion you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Marazion may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

I am intending to rent out my leasehold apartment in Marazion. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask her. Do I need to ask my freeholder for their consent?

Even though your previous Marazion conveyancing lawyer is not available you can review your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the apartment. The rule is that if the deeds are silent, subletting is allowed. There may be a precondition that you are obliged to obtain consent from your landlord or other appropriate person in advance of subletting. The net result is you not allowed to sublet in the absence of prior permission. Such consent is not allowed to be unreasonably withheld. If your lease prohibits you from letting out the property you should ask your landlord if they are willing to waive this restriction.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Marazion - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? Best to be warned if window replacement or some other major work is pending that will be shared amongst the tenants and will materially increase the the maintenance fees or result in a specific invoice. Where a Marazion lease has no more than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the flat. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are willing to lend given the lease term. A short lease means that you will probably have to extend the lease at some point and you need to have some idea of how much this would cost. Remember, in most cases you will be be obliged to have been the owner of the premises for a couple of years before you are entitled to carry out a lease extension.

How much experience do your Marazion conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Marazion conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and helped plenty of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Marazion conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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