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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pontprennau

Having sold my house in Pontprennau last October yet the purchaser is Skype messaging me to say his lawyer needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Following your sale your conveyancer is committed to send the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also evidence that the mortgage has been paid off to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks specific conveyancing in Pontprennau.

We are downsizing from our house in Pontprennau and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. A local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers instructed a web based conveyancing outfit rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Pontprennau. Having lived in Pontprennau for six years we know that this is a non issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to obtain confirmation need.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer already. What do they say? You need to enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same illness)

What does commercial conveyancing in Pontprennau cover?

Pontprennau conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad range of advice, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Pontprennau. I've stumble across a site which appears to be the ideal offering If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via phone that would be ideal. 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've recently bought a leasehold house in Pontprennau. Am I liable to pay service charges for periods before completion of my purchase?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. Strange as it may seem, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Leasehold Conveyancing in Pontprennau - Examples of Questions you should ask before buying

    Is there a share of the freehold? You will want to discover as much as you can concerning the managing agents as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues like the upkeep of the communal areas. Ask prospective neighbours whether they are happy with their service. On a final note, investigate as to the dates that the service charges are due to the managing agents and precisely what it includes. Who is in charge of the building?

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