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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pontprennau

We see that you have a post code search directory listing solicitors on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Pontprennau?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Pontprennau.

I am planning to move property in October. Will my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in Pontprennau. Conveyancing firm was chosen prior to coming across this page.

On the afternoon of completion you can pick up the house keys from your selling agent however this should only happen when the sellers lawyers confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be passed over. After that you should inform the removal company that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal organisation but can help you find a residential property solicitor in Pontprennau or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Pontprennau.

I have a mortgage with Skipton for my property in Pontprennau. Conveyancing has been completed months ago. If I am intending to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Skipton?

Your original mortgage agreement with Skipton will provide that you need their approval before letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Skipton’s mortgage conditions. It may be that Skipton will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Skipton directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Skipton conveyancing panel firm.

Completion of my purchase has taken place for my property in Pontprennau. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Pontprennau?

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

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Pontprennau. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Pontprennau

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. 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. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great price which is making it all the more appealing. I have just discovered that the title is leasehold as opposed to freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns buying a leasehold house in Pontprennau. Conveyancing solicitors have are soon to be instructed. Will my lawyers set out the implications of buying a leasehold house in Pontprennau ?

Most houses in Pontprennau are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Pontprennau in which case you should be looking for a Pontprennau conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a leaseholder you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions for example requiring the freeholder’spermission to carry out changes to the property. It may be necessary to pay a service charge towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your lawyer should appraise you on the various issues.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Pontprennau - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    Be sure to find out if there are any onerous restrictions in the lease. For example it is reasonably common in Pontprennau leases that pets are not allowed in certain buildings in Pontprennau. If you love the flatin Pontprennau however your dog is not allowed to move with you then you have a very difficult compromise. Is anyone aware of any major works on the horizon that will likely increase the service charges? Is the freehold reversion owned collectively by the leaseholders?

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