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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Murton

Can the conveyancing practitioners revealed via your ’find a lawyer’ tool handle right to buy conveyancing in Murton?

We have identified numerous conveyancing lawyers carrying out right to buy conveyancing work Please get in touch with the solicitors listed to get a costs illustration.

Will our solicitor be asking questions about flooding during the conveyancing in Murton.

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

Conveyancers are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous checks that may be undertaken by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which can give them a better appreciation of the risks in Murton. The standard property information forms sent to a purchaser’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard inquiry of the owner to find out whether the premises has ever been flooded. If the property has been flooded in past which is not disclosed by the owner, then a buyer may issue a claim for damages as a result of such an incorrect response. The purchaser’s lawyers should also carry out an enviro report. This will disclose whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be made.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a property in Monmouth but I am based in Murton. My conveyancer (based 200 miles from merequires that I execute a stat dec prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Murton who can attest this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Murton based

Looking forward to exchange soon on a basement flat in Murton. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Murton should include some of the following:

    The total extent of the premises. This may be the property itself but might include a roof area or storage are if appropriate. Information as to the provision in the lease to pay service charges - in respect of the block, and the wider rights a tenant enjoys Does the lease prohibit wood flooring? The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Where does the liability rest for repairing the window frames
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Murton please ask your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Murton.

I acquired a garden flat in Murton, conveyancing formalities finalised 7 years ago. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Comparable flats in Murton with a long lease are worth £171,000. The ground rent is £50 per annum. The lease ends on 21st October 2100

With only 79 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

I've found a house that appears to be perfect, at a reasonable figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have subsequently been informed that the title is leasehold as opposed to freehold. I am assuming that there are issues purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Murton. Conveyancing lawyers have are soon to be instructed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Murton are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are buying in Murton so you should seriously consider looking for a Murton conveyancing practitioner and be sure that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a leaseholder you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions for example requiring the landlord’spermission to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a maintenance charge towards the upkeep of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your lawyer should appraise you on the various issues.

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