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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Northwich

I'm the only recipient of my late grandmother’s estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Northwich. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in March. I plan to dispose of the property. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', meaning my property ownership could be regarded the same way as if I'd bought the house in March. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be caught by that. How practical a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the lender as this provision principally exists to pick up on the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of properties.

Does a directory service exist listing TSB panel solicitors in Northwich on the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few lenders make their panel listings visible on the web. Where you are looking for a Northwich property lawyer on the TSB please make the most of our tool.

After shopping around on the internet I have found a Northwich property lawyer having made sure that they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Aldermore will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Aldermore will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Northwich surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Northwich?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Northwich. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £305k and found one close by in Northwich I like with amenity areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 51 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Northwich suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a mortgage that many years will likely be problematic. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

Given that I am about to spend £400,000 on a terraced house in Northwich I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer concerning thetransaction before instructing the firm. Can this be arranged?

Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer due to be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Northwich.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a case number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Northwich should be the figure that you end up paying.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am disposing of a property in Monmouth but reside in Northwich. My lawyer (based 260 miles awayneeds me to sign a stat dec ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Northwich who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Northwich

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