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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Monmouthshire

Souldinstructing a Monmouthshire conveyancing practice make the ownership transfer easier?

Established third party connections is an important consideration when appointing conveyancing solicitors. Monmouthshire law firms often have long term relationships with lenders and agents, local authorities, surveyors and other law firms meaning you will move in shortest possible time. Having a wealth of intelligence of the local area is also a plus .

I require conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (6 years old) in Monmouthshire. 95% of the flats have already been disposed of. Is it really necessary to order neighbourhood searches for my conveyancing in Monmouthshire?

Where you are obtaining a loan, your bank will need some (many) of the searches so you'll have no choice. If not, then Monmouthshire conveyancing searches are for you to decide upon. No doubt your conveyancer, will ’encourage’, perhaps strongly, that you should have the searches done, but he or she is duty bound in this regard. One thing to bear in mind; if you are likely to sell the house one day, it may be of interest to your future buyer what the searches contain. Sometimes houses with no practical issues can still throw up adverse search results. But if you choose to instruct your lawyer to proceed without searches then your lawyer will have to follow your instructions or you may need to instruct a new lawyer for your conveyancing in Monmouthshire.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Monmouthshire. 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 conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Monmouthshire

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? 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. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Monmouthshire is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Monmouthshire are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Monmouthshire you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Monmouthshire may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

What can I expect to pay for conveyancing in Monmouthshire?

The total sum levied for conveyancing in Monmouthshire are likely to be calculated at:

  1. a standard charge; or
  2. an hourly rate (i.e. the time spent on the particular case).

In practice you seldom hear of Monmouthshire conveyancing practices invoice by the clock

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