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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Meopham

Is there a search tool that I can use to find out if the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Meopham is on the lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Bank of Ireland thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in another set of legal bill.

You should take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Meopham’ or your preferred area and you will be presented with a number of lawyer offices in Meopham or by proximity to you.

I require fast conveyancing in Meopham as I am faced with an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line within 2 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are not taking a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Meopham the following are examples of what can crop up and therefore impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Just bought a semi-detached house in Meopham , how long will it take for the Land Registry to register my ownership? My Meopham conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to check that my purchase is recorded.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Meopham registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry communicate with any other persons or bodies. As of today roughly 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Registration takes place once the purchaser is living at the property so 'speed' is not always an essential issue yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

I am buying a new build flat in Meopham. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Meopham

    The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please supply a car parking plan. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

I've found a house that appears to meet my requirements, at a reasonable figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have just discovered that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are issues purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Meopham. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be appointed. Will my lawyers set out the implications of buying a leasehold house in Meopham ?

Most houses in Meopham are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Meopham in which case you should be shopping around for a Meopham conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a lessee you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions for example obtaining the freeholder’spermission to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is part of an estate. Your solicitor should appraise you on the various issues.

I acquired a 1st floor flat in Meopham, conveyancing having been completed June 2006. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Equivalent flats in Meopham with a long lease are worth £227,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2091

With only 72 years left to run the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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