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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mexborough

I completed on my apartment on 8 June and my personal details are still not on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Mexborough expressed confidence that it will be concluded in less than a month. Are transfers in Mexborough particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Mexborough registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. Rather than based on location, timescales can adjust subject to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any other parties. At present approximately three quarters of such applications are completed within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Registration is effected once the purchaser is living at the property thus 'speed' is not always top priority yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor should contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Mexborough ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not give a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Mexborough. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Mexborough especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Mexborough.

What does commercial conveyancing in Mexborough cover?

Mexborough conveyancing for business premises covers a wide range of guidance, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

My fiance and I may need to sub-let our Mexborough 1st floor flat temporarily due to a new job. We used a Mexborough conveyancing practice in 2001 but they have since shut and we did not have the foresight to seek any advice as to whether the lease allows us to sublet. How do we find out?

Some leases for properties in Mexborough do contain a provision to say that subletting is only allowed with permission. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to see references. Experience suggests that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting permission.

Mexborough Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    Its a good idea to discover as much as possible regarding the managing agents as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to every day matters such as the tidiness of the common parts. Enquire of other people whether they are happy with them. On a final note, be sure you know the dates that you are obliged pay the service charge to the managing agents and specifically what it includes. Make sure you investigate if the the lease includes any unreasonable restrictions in the lease. For example plenty of leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Mexborough. If you love the propertyin Mexborough yet your cat is not allowed to make the move with you then you will be presented with a hard decision. This question is important as a) areas may result in problems for the block as the communal areas may start to deteriorate where maintenance remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will want to have complete disclosure

I am buying a garden maisonette in Mexborough. Conveyancing lawyer has been waiting for, from the seller, building insurance documents. I was told today I was informed that the vendor must send the insurance paperwork for the flat above also. Why would my lawyer want to review the insurance for the other flat? Is it strictly required? We have been stalled for the last month…

It is not unheard of in leasehold conveyancing in Mexborough to discover Conveyancing in Mexborough in a minority of cases reveals that the lease requires the leasehold owners to insure their individual flats rather than the freeholder insuring the whole block - which is definitely preferable. You should clarify with your solicitor but it would appear that your conveyancing practitioner is seeking to establish that the complete building is insured. Insuring a ground floor residence is no help when it comes to rebuilding after a fire if the 1st floor cannot be reinstated for lack of insurance.

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