Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Much Wenlock is more expensive?
Much Wenlock leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving appropriate notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.
My Solicitor in Much Wenlock is not listed on the Platform Home Loans Ltd Conveyancing Panel. Can I still continue with my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Platform Home Loans Ltd list of approved lawyers?
The limited options available to you here include:
- Complete the purchase with your existing Much Wenlock lawyers but Platform Home Loans Ltd will need to use a solicitor on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the total legal charges and cause delays.
- Choose an alternative lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, not forgetting to check they are on the Platform Home Loans Ltd panel
Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Much Wenlock before retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to issue a loan on such a house.
It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Much Wenlock. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Much Wenlock especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Much Wenlock.
How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial offices in Much Wenlock and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act affords a safeguard to commercial lessees, giving them the a statutory right to apply to court for a new lease and remain in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Much Wenlock is one of the numerous locations in which the firms we work with are located
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Much Wenlock for my home move. Is there any facility to review a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?
One can search for published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor call for training purposes.