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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Middleton St George

Would the conveyancing practitioners identified via your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Middleton St George?

There are a number of auction solicitors we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Middleton St George is just one of the many locations in which our lawyers cover.

I have 70 years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my flat in Middleton St George. Conveyancing solicitors on the Platform panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 17/2/2019 the requirements read as follows :

70 years unexpired at application, 30 years at the end of the mortgage term, except where the mortgage application is pursuant to Platform's participation in the Government's Help to Buy Shared Equity scheme, in which case (a) the unexpired lease term must not be less than 250 years for new-build houses and not less than 125 years for new-build flats and (b) ground rent must be reasonable at all times and any escalation must be linked to RPI (Retail Price Index) or a similar index.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Middleton St George?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Middleton St George. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Middleton St George prior to retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to give a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Middleton St George. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Middleton St George especially if they are familiar with such properties in Middleton St George.

I am looking to sell my house. My past solicitors closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Middleton St George if that makes things easier.

You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Middleton St George. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

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