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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pembroke

I own a freehold property in Pembroke yet invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Pembroke and has limited impact for conveyancing in Pembroke but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

After reading consumer advice sites for an affordable lawyer in Pembroke, most say that I must use a CQS assured solicitor. What is CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * compliance with prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures through the scheme protocol It covers many firms who handle conveyancing in Pembroke.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Pembroke. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Pembroke

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. 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. Please supply a car parking plan.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Pembroke is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Pembroke are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Pembroke you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Pembroke may ascertain 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 residence.

My husband and I are new on the property ladder - had an offer accepted, yet the property agent told us that the seller will only go ahead if we use their preferred conveyancers as they want a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Pembroke

It is unlikely the vendors are driving this. Should the seller require ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious purchaser is going to damage their objectives. Try to communicate with the owners directly and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to use your preferred Pembroke conveyancing solicitors - as opposed tothose that will give their estate agent a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing figures set by corporate headquarters.

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