Last October we completed a house move in Nailsworth. We have since encountered a number of problems with the property which we suspect were omitted in the conveyancing searches. Do we have any recourse? What searches should? have been conducted for conveyancing in Nailsworth?
It is not clear from the question as to the nature of the problems and if they are relate to conveyancing in Nailsworth. Conveyancing searches and due diligence undertaken during the legal transfer of property are carried out to help avoid problems. As part of the legal transfer of property, a seller answers a form called a Seller’s Property Information Form. answers proves to be inaccurate, you could possibly take legal action against the vendor for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Nailsworth.
Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Nailsworth costs more?
In short, leasehold conveyancing in Nailsworth and elsewhere usually involve extra work compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes lease investigation, communicating with the landlord concerning the service of applicable notices, procuring current service charge and management information, procuring the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first entered into.
five months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Nailsworth concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £170,000. 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 residence 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.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandmother I am selling a property in Newport but I am based in Nailsworth. My solicitor (approximately 250 miles awayrequires that I sign a stat dec prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Nailsworth to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Nailsworth
Having had my offer accepted I require leasehold conveyancing in Nailsworth. Before I get started I want to be sure as to the remaining lease term.
Assuming the lease is registered - and most are in Nailsworth - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Nailsworth - A selection of Queries before Purchasing
How much is the yearly maintenance fee and ground rent? Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge payments? Does this lease have more than 82 years unexpired?