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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Morden

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Morden even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for instance where I want to buy an office in Morden with a loan from Britannia?

Our search tool is predominantly used to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Morden but we have set out at the end of this page a selection of Morden commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the firm directly to check if they are also authorised to represent Britannia

What does a local search inform me about the house my wife and I buying in Morden?

Morden conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example PSG The local search plays a central role in many a Morden conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject sections.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Morden?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Morden. 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…’

I have just started marketing my garden apartment in Morden. Conveyancing is yet to be initiated, however I have just received a quarterly maintenance charge invoice – Do I pay up?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should pay the maintenance contribution as normal because all ground rent and maintenance payments will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

I am the leaseholder of a basement flat in Morden. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum due for a lease extension?

if there is a missing freeholder or where there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the LVT to arrive at the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Morden property is 14 Nutwell Street in January 2014. The premium payable for the acquisition of a new lease of the subject premises was in the sum of £30,523 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 62.94 years.

When it comes to my conveyancing in Morden should I be charged VAT on the following: (1) Land reg fee on purchase (2) Pre - completion search fee (3) SDLT E submission on purchase (4) Bank TT fee

(1) Land reg fee on purchase - No (2) Pre - completion search fees -No, (such conveyancing searches are HMLR ones and means £4 and possibly £2 bankruptcy per name on your mortgage) (3) SDLT E submission on your purchase - There is no VAT on Stamp Duty. However if the firm is charging a stamp duty e-submission fee as part of their services - some Morden conveyancers do - that will incur VAT(4) Bank transfer fee - Yes it is for the solicitor's time in submitting the funds this way.

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