Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Potton is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Potton are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Potton you would need to get your solicitor to go 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 Potton may decide 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 property.
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We're first time buyers - agreed a price, but the estate agent has warned us that the seller will only proceed if we appoint their chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Potton
It is improbable the owners are behind this. Should the vendor require ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine buyer is not the way to achieve this. Contact the vendors directly and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you have nothing to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you are going to appoint your preferred Potton conveyancing solicitors - rather thanthe ones that will earn the estate agent a commission or meet his conveyancing figures pre-set by senior management.
I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that appears to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have since been informed that it's a leasehold as opposed to freehold. I am assuming that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Potton. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed. Will they explain the issues?
Most houses in Potton are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are buying in Potton so you should seriously consider looking for a Potton conveyancing practitioner and check that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. Being a tenant you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as obtaining the landlord’sconsent to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the property is part of an estate. Your conveyancer will report to you on the legal implications.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Potton - Sample of Queries before buying
It would be wise to investigate if the the lease contains any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example plenty of leases prohibit pets being allowed in certain buildings in Potton. If you like the apartmentin Potton but your cat can’t live with you then you will be faced hard decision. What is the the remaining lease term? How much is the service charge and ground rent on the apartment?
I am a novice purchaser in Potton, just beginning the hunt for a property. I will need a Potton conveyancing solicitor. My family lawyer is located in N.Ireland and unable to help.Please can you recommend a good Potton conveyancer that can assist us as well as represent HSBC?
The purpose of this site is restricted to being a directory service for property lawyers who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for HSBC in certain locations for instance Potton . We dont recommend any specific conveyancing practitioner.