I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and have to vacate my let out apartment in Newton Longville by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase has just started. How realistic is it to complete in a couple of weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?
Generally one should not provide notice for your tenancy until exchange of contracts has taken place. Assuming that you have not previously done so, update to your lawyer and request that they seek the assistance the owners solicitors, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will work towards
My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Newton Longville. I need to find out whether they are accepted on the Santander conveyancing panel. Could you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?
The first thing you should do is phone the solicitor and ask them if they can act for the bank. Otherwise you can call Santander who may be able to confirm.
I have todaydiscovered that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Newton Longville for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 10 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?
The quickest method to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Newton Longville conveyancing specialists.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Newton Longville is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Newton Longville are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Newton Longville you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Newton Longville may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.
I am intending to sublet my leasehold apartment in Newton Longville. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?
Even though your last Newton Longville conveyancing lawyer is not around you can check your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the premises. The accepted inference is that if the deeds are silent, subletting is permitted. There may be a precondition that you are obliged to seek consent via your landlord or other appropriate person prior to subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet without first obtaining consent. Such consent should not be unreasonably turned down. If the lease prohibits you from subletting the property you should ask your landlord if they are willing to waive this restriction.
Newton Longville Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider before buying
Make sure you find out if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For example it is fairly common in Newton Longville leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in Newton Longville. If you like the flatin Newton Longville however your dog can’t make the move with you then you will be faced hard determination. Plenty Newton Longville leasehold flats will be liable to pay a service charge for the upkeep of the building set by the freeholder. Where you buy the apartment you will have to pay this charge, normally quarterly accross the year. This could vary from a couple of hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built buildings. In all likelihood there will be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a significant sum, say about £25-£75 but you need to check it because on occasion it can be surprisingly expensive. Who is in charge of the block?