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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Newington

Do the conveyancing lawyers Indexed on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Newington?

There are a number of niche practitioners we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Newington is one of the many areas of in which our lawyers cover.

It is is a decade since I purchased my property in Newington. Conveyancing solicitors have recently been instructed on the sale but I am unable to locate the deeds. Is this a problem?

Don’t worry too much. First there is a chance that the deeds will be with your lender or they could be archived with the solicitor who oversaw the purchase. Secondly in most cases the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing lawyers procuring current official copies of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Newington involves registered property but in the rare situation where your property is not registered it is more of a problem but is not insurmountable.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Newington as I am under a deadline to complete in less than one month. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not getting a mortgage you are at free not to have searches carried out although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Newington the following are instances of issues that can show up and adversely affect the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

I am looking for a flat up to £195,000 and found one close by in Newington I like with open areas and station in the vicinity, however it only has 52 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Newington for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will be an issue. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

I am hoping to exchange soon on a ground floor flat in Newington. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they are sending me a report next week. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Newington should include some of the following:

    Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the main walls and foundations. It is essential for you to know which party is responsible the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas Repair and maintenance of the flat Whether the lease restricts you from subletting the property, or having a home office for business What the implications are if you breach a clause of your lease? Where does the liability rest for maintaining the window frames
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Newington please enquire of your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Newington.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal decide on such matters? Can you recommend a Newington conveyancing firm to assist?

if there is a absentee landlord or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to calculate the price.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Newington residence is 1-41 Royal Tower Lodge 40 Cartwright Street in April 2013. the tribunal adding the agreed value of capitalised ground rents and the reversion the price to be paid for the freehold was £1,187,000 This case was in relation to 41 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 107 years.

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