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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pentwyn

I am purchasing a terraced house in Pentwyn. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Pentwyn you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Pentwyn.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Pentwyn as I am under a deadline to exchange contracts inside 2 weeks. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a mortgage free buyer you are at free not to have searches conducted although no law firm would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Pentwyn the following are instances of what can crop up and therefore impact the marketability of the property: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I completed on my home on 10 June and the transaction details are still not on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Pentwyn said it would be formalised in a couple of weeks. Are transfers in Pentwyn uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Pentwyn registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can vary according to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any other persons or bodies. Currently in the region of 80% of submission are fully addressed within 12 days but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the new owner has moved in to the premises thus an expedited registration is not usually top priority yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I am looking to sell my home. My previous conveyancers have shut. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Pentwyn if that makes things easier.

Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Pentwyn. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

Do you have any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Pentwyn from the point of view of saving time on the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Pentwyn can be avoided if you get in touch lawyers as soon as your agents start marketing the property and ask them to collate the leasehold documentation needed by the purchasers’ representatives.
  • If you have carried out any alterations to the residence would they have required Landlord’s approval? In particular have you installed wooden flooring? Pentwyn leases often stipulate that internal structural alterations or laying down wooden flooring require a licence issued by the Landlord consenting to such alterations. Should you dont have the approvals to hand do not contact the landlord without checking with your conveyancer in advance. A minority of Pentwyn leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this applies to your lease, it would be prudent to notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers put in hand financial (bank) and professional references. The bank reference will need to confirm that the buyers are financially capable of paying the yearly service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the actual amount of the service charge so that they can pass this information on to the buyers or their solicitors. If you are supposed to have a share in the Management Company, you should ensure that you hold the original share certificate. Obtaining a new share certificate is often a time consuming formality and slows down many a Pentwyn conveyancing deal. Where a duplicate share is necessary, you should approach the company director and secretary or managing agents (where relevant) for this at the earliest opportunity.

Pentwyn Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    The best form of lease structure is if the freehold reversion is in the ownership of the leaseholders. In this scenario the tenants enjoy control and although a managing agent is frequently employed if the building is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves. Is anyone aware of any major works in the planning that will increase the maintenance charges? This question is useful as a) areas can cause problems in the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if repairs are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will need to have full disclosure

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