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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Polegate

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial land in Polegate?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Polegate will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Polegate. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Polegate.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Polegate it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Polegate commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Polegate.

4 months have gone by since my purchase conveyancing in Polegate concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Polegate. I happened to land on a site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all formalities completed via email that would be preferable. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I own a leasehold house in Polegate. Conveyancing and Lloyds TSB Bank mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Polegate who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to incur the fees of a Polegate conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I invested in buying a 1 bedroom flat in Polegate, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2004. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar flats in Polegate with an extended lease are worth £202,000. The ground rent is £60 levied per year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2076

With 57 years left to run the likely cost is going to range between £28,500 and £33,000 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed investigations. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

Why is New Build conveyancing in Polegate more expensive?

Conveyancing in Polegate for recently converted or new build homes usually involve adoption of highways & drains, building regulations approval, planning permission, new build warranties such NHBC as well as additional investigations and contractual considerations.

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