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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Milton Keynes

Can the conveyancing practitioners that are recommend carry out auction conveyancing in Milton Keynes?

We know of a number of auction practitioners we can connect you with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Milton Keynes is just one of hundreds of areas of where our lawyers are based.

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as a first time purchaser of a garden flat in Milton Keynes. Do I collect the keys to the premises on the completion date from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Milton Keynes?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Milton Keynes. Conveyancing lawyers for you will transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be invited to receive the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this happens early afternoon.

Please help - my lawyer says that chancel insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Milton Keynes?

The right level of chancel indemnity insurance depends on your lender. It would differ for example between Lloyds TSB Bank and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

Does a directory service exist listing TSB panel solicitors in Milton Keynes on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the CML or Building Society Association sites. A small selection of lending institutions make their panel listings viewable on the web. Where you are seeking to appoint a Milton Keynes conveyancing practitioner on the TSB please use our tool.

I am selling our property in Milton Keynes and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. A high street Milton Keynes conveyancer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the purchasers used a national conveyancing firm rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Milton Keynes. Having lived in Milton Keynes for six years we know that this is a non issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get clarification that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You must enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business premises in Milton Keynes and how can you help?

The 1954 Act gives security of tenure to commercial tenants, granting the legal entitlement to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Milton Keynes is one of the many locations in which the firms we work with have offices

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Milton Keynes conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Milton Keynes conveyancing practice) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Milton Keynes conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be useful:

    If the firm is not ALEP accredited then why not? How many lease extensions have they conducted in Milton Keynes in the last twenty four months?

Milton Keynes Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries before Purchasing

    What is the the remaining lease term? It would be wise to find out as much as possible about the managing agents as they can either make your living at the property much easier or a lot more difficult. Being a leasehold owner you will be at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to every day matters such as the cleanliness of the common parts. Ask other people what they think of them. Finally, investigate as to the dates that the maintenance fees are due to the relevant party and specifically how they are spending the funds. For many Milton Keynes leaseholds the cost for major works tend not to be included within maintenance charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Milton Keynes require leasehold owners to pay into a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of establishing a fund for major works.

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