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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Monkseaton

Can conveyancing in Monkseaton to be concluded inside two weeks?

In the event that the seller is applying time constraints for your conveyancing it is highly recommended that your conveyancer is familiar with the location as they will have local relationships and know-how. It is possible that they could have conducted previousproperties in the same street. You would be best advised to use a Monkseaton conveyancing firm. In addition, make sure that the conveyancing firm is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is understood that 18% of Monkseaton conveyancing deals are suspended or jeopardised after finding out that a buyer’s conveyancer was not on their banks member panel. This can often result in the legal transfer of property being frustrated by an average of 21 days. It is believed that this issue impacts approximately 100,000 home moves annually. Most Monkseaton conveyancing practices can not represent certain lenders so do check as early as possible.

Will our solicitor be raising questions about flooding as part of the conveyancing in Monkseaton.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Monkseaton. There are those who purchase a house in Monkseaton, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a number of searches that can be carried out by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Monkseaton. The standard property information forms sent to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) includes a usual question of the vendor to find out if the premises has historically flooded. In the event that the premises has been flooded in past and is not notified by the vendor, then a buyer may issue a compensation claim as a result of such an misleading reply. The buyer’s lawyers should also commission an enviro report. This will reveal if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations will need to be initiated.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Monkseaton prior to retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some lenders tend not issue a mortgage on such a property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Monkseaton. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Monkseaton especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Monkseaton.

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We expect to complete our sale of a £425,000 apartment in Monkseaton next week. The landlords agents has quoted £360 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Monkseaton?

Monkseaton conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes normally requires the purchaser’s solicitor submitting questions for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to answer these enquiries most will be content to assist. They are at liberty to charge a reasonable administration fee for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average costs for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some cases it is above £800. The management information fee required by the landlord must be sent together with a synopsis of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, without which the charge is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that one has little option but to pay whatever is demanded if you want to sell the property.

Monkseaton Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before buying

    What prohibitions exist in the Monkseaton Lease? Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability? The answer will be useful as a) areas could cause problems in the building as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if services are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will want to have all the details

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