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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Much Hadham

I am the registered owner of a freehold premises in Much Hadham but nevertheless charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Much Hadham and has limited impact for conveyancing in Much Hadham but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be extinguished.

2 months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Much Hadham took place. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Much Hadham for my home move. Is there any facility to check a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

You can see presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from inquisitions commenced on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For information Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training requirements.

What makes a Much Hadham lease defective?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Much Hadham. Most leases are individual and legal mistakes in the legal wording can result in certain provisions are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Clauses dealing with recovering service charges for expenditure on the building or common parts. Maintenance charge proportions which don’t add up to the correct percentage

You could have a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Nationwide Building Society, Leeds Building Society, and Nottingham Building Society all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to pull out.

Much Hadham Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    The answer will be useful as a) areas may cause problems for the block as the communal areas may start to deteriorate if services remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the managing agents you will need to have complete disclosure It would be a good idea to find out if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance some leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Much Hadham. If you like the flatin Much Hadham however your dog can’t make the move with you then you will be presented with a difficult determination. Who are the managing agents?

Can a conveyancer remove a person from the title of my home in Much Hadham ?

Removing or adding someone to the title of your property is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a property lawyer to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a conveyancing practitioner

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