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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot

What advice do you have for searching for cost effective conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot?

First ask connections who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Second, search the internet for conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot. Telephone a couple or more firms listed and invite them to forward you their conveyancing charges and have a conversation with the lawyer who will handle your conveyancing prior tocommitting.

Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to help you find the right lawyers for you based on your individual expectations including area of the property,deadlines, complexity and who the proposed mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing £100 conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot

I require fast conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot as I have a deadline to complete inside one month. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to have searches conducted although no lawyer would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Neath Port Talbot in advance of appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Neath Port Talbot. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Neath Port Talbot to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Do you have any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot from the perspective of saving time on the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot can be bypassed if you get in touch lawyers the minute your agents start advertising the property and ask them to put together the leasehold information which will be required by the buyers’ representatives.
  • You believe that you know the number of years remaining on your lease but it would be advisable verify this by asking your conveyancers. A purchaser's lawyer will not be happy to advise their client to proceed with the purchase of a leasehold property the remaining number of years is below 75 years. In the circumstances it is important at an early stage that you consider whether the lease term requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your premises on the market for sale. If you hold a share in a the freehold, you should make sure that you are holding the original share certificate. Arranging a replacement share certificate can be a lengthy formality and frustrates many a Neath Port Talbot home move. Where a new share certificate is needed, do contact the company director and secretary or managing agents (if relevant) for this at the earliest opportunity. If there is a history of any disputes with your landlord or managing agents it is very important that these are resolved prior to the flat being marketed. The purchasers and their solicitors will be warry about purchasing a flat where there is a current dispute. You may need to swallow your pride and pay any arrears of service charge or settle the dispute prior to the buyers completing the purchase. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled prior to the contract papers being issued to the buyers’ solicitors. You will still have to reveal particulars of the dispute to the purchasers, but it is better to present the dispute as over as opposed to unresolved. The majority of freeholders or Management Companies in Neath Port Talbot charge for providing management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should find out the actual amount of the charges. The management pack can be applied for on or before finding a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The average time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most frequent reason for delay in leasehold conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot.

I am the registered owner of a leasehold flat in Neath Port Talbot, conveyancing having been completed 10 years ago. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Similar properties in Neath Port Talbot with a long lease are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £45 per annum. The lease ceases on 21st October 2084

With just 62 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £17,100 and £19,800 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

I pay a service charge for my property in Neath Port Talbot. As a result of flawed financial planning I fell behind with remittance. I negotiated a clearance schedule but there is still in the region of £1750 outstanding as of today.

I am under pressure to dispose of the property and I am concerned this will hold me back if I have to settle the amount due first. I'd like to sell up and then pay them back with the proceeds - is this achievable?

Do speak with the lawyer conducting your Neath Port Talbot conveyancing but one option could be to arrange for the debt to be passed to the purchasers. The contractual price they pay would be reduced to reflect the amount of debt they take on. They could then deal with the outstanding monies post completion of the sale.

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