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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Oakhill

Can the conveyancing solicitors indexed on your site carry out right to buy conveyancing in Oakhill?

We have identified a number of conveyancing solicitors carrying out right to buy transactions Do get in touch with us in order to secure a costs illustration.

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Oakhill?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Oakhill your solicitor will ask you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this will be asked for immediately ahead of contracts are exchanged. The closing balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

I own a 4 bedroom Edwardian property in Oakhill. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Virgin Money. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the matching address. Is it worth asking Virgin Money to clarify?

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Oakhill and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the work.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without success. Can a leaseholder apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Oakhill conveyancing firm to act on my behalf?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Oakhill conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Oakhill premises is 201 & 201a St. Barnabas Road in October 2013. The Tribunal decided that the price to be paid by the Applicants for the freehold interest is £20,071. This case related to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69.26 years.

What makes a Oakhill lease problematic?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Oakhill. All leases are drafted differently and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain clauses are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    A duty to insure the building

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Nationwide Building Society, Skipton Building Society, and Britannia all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to provide security, obliging the buyer to pull out.

Can I determine who is the owner of a property in Oakhill?

On the basis that the premises is recorded at the Land Registry, and you have enough specifics of the address of the property, you will be able to see results from the HMLR of the recorded proprietor for a a minimal charge.

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