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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Osterley

Why would I appoint a Osterley conveyancing practice when web based alternatives are cheap by comparison?

To take your time to find shop around for conveyancing costs in Osterley and you should seek a competitive quote but don’t be focused with searching for the cheapest Osterley conveyancer. Appointing the right conveyancer can be the difference between a seamless and a stressful house move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced lawyer. An e-mail can never replace a phone discussion and can never replicate a face to face appointment. Our partner firms will find you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from beginning to end, giving the sort of personalised service that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated on any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to contact the office you will be sure who to ask for and we'll be sure you are kept fully informed.

Completed the sale of my flat in Osterley last January but the buyer keeps e-mailing daily to say his lawyer needs to hear from mylawyer. What should have happened now that I have sold?

Following your sale your solicitor is duty bound to send the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor must also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been repaid to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion tasks unique to conveyancing in Osterley.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Osterley. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Osterley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Osterley. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Osterley

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Osterley ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will not give a loan on a flying freehold property.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements from Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Osterley. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Osterley to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

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