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Ready to buy a new home in Nottinghamshire? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Nottinghamshire home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Nottinghamshire

I am buying a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Nottinghamshire who is on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Alliance & Leicester in certain locations such as Nottinghamshire. We dont recommend any particular firm.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Nottinghamshire is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Nottinghamshire are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Nottinghamshire you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Nottinghamshire may determine 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 property.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Nottinghamshire for my home move. Can I see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

Anyone may review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations commenced on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded call for training purposes.

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Nottinghamshire with the purpose of speeding up the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Nottinghamshire can be reduced where you get in touch lawyers the minute your agents start marketing the property and request that they start to collate the leasehold information needed by the purchasers’ representatives.
  • If you have had conflict with your freeholder or managing agents it is very important that these are settled prior to the flat being marketed. The buyers and their solicitors will be concerned about purchasing a flat where there is an ongoing dispute. You will have to accept that you will have to discharge any arrears of service charge or resolve the dispute prior to the buyers completing the purchase. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled ahead of 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 clearly preferable to reveal the dispute as over as opposed to ongoing. You believe that you know the number of years remaining on your lease but it would be advisable verify this by asking your solicitors. A buyer’s conveyancer will not be happy to advise their client to to exchange contracts if the remaining number of years is under 80 years. In the circumstances it is essential at an early stage that you consider whether the lease requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your home on the market for sale. Many landlords or managing agents in Nottinghamshire charge for supplying management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should discover the fee that they propose to charge. The management information sought as soon as you have a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The average time it takes to receive management information is three weeks. It is the most frequent cause of delay in leasehold conveyancing in Nottinghamshire. If you have carried out any alterations to the premises would they have required Landlord’s consent? In particular have you installed wooden flooring? Most leases in Nottinghamshire state that internal structural alterations or installing wooden flooring calls for a licence issued by the Landlord acquiescing to such alterations. Should you dont have the consents to hand do not communicate with the landlord without checking with your solicitor in advance.

Nottinghamshire Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before buying

    This question is helpful as a) areas can result in problems in the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the tenants have a dispute with the managing agents you will want to have all the details Best to be warned whether redecorating or some other significant cost is anticipated to be shared between the leaseholders and will dramatically increase the the service costs or result in a one off payment. Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability?

My wife and I have chosen a Nottinghamshire conveyancing solicitor for our home move (FTB’s) and have picked up in the Ts and Cs that they are not overseen by the FCA. Should I be worried or is that standard with conveyancing practitioner?

We can't see why they should be. Most solicitor don't lend money. You should check that they are governed by the SRA, who have stringent obligations regulating funds held in their bank.

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