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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ottery St Mary

As someone not used to conveyancing in Ottery St Mary what’s the number one tip you can impart for the house moving process in Ottery St Mary

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Ottery St Mary or throughout Devon is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of room for conflict between you and other parties involved in the transaction. For example, the vendor, property agent and even potentially the mortgage company. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Ottery St Mary an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the transaction whose interest is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

We are witnessing a worrying ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone must be at fault for the process being so protracted. You must always trust your conveyancer ahead of the other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Ottery St Mary?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Ottery St Mary. 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…’

I am buying a new build flat in Ottery St Mary. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Ottery St Mary

    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. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

We are 3 weeks into a freehold purchase having been referred to a firm by the local agent to handle our conveyancing in Ottery St Mary. I am am starting to be dissatisfied with the level of service. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A conveyancer would need to be very poor in order to consider changing them. Has your loan offer been issued? In the event that it has you must inform them of the new contact details and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. Your new solicitor ideally should be on the banks panel to avoid escalating charges and frustration. So that should be your first question of the new lawyers. The find a solicitor tool can assist you in finding a bank approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Ottery St Mary

My wife and I hope to buy our first property in Ottery St Mary. Conveyancing practitioner already instructed. The broker advised that a survey is not needed as the house was only built in 1997.

At the very least you should have a Home Buyer's Report. As the premises is more than ten years old the property will not come with a warranty, so you would be well advised not to take a risk. Where a property of this age shows no signs of problems a Home Buyer's report could suffice. The report should highlight any apparent problems and recommend further investigation if relevant. If there are any signs of problems obtain a full structural survey.

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