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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rainhill

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Rainhill costs more?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Rainhill and Merseyside usually necessitates more work compared to freehold transactions. This includes lease investigation, liaising with the landlord about the service of appropriate notices, procuring current service charge and management information, securing the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.

I completed on my flat on 16 January and my personal details is yet to be on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Rainhill said it would be formalised inside ten days. Are titles in Rainhill uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Rainhill registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any other parties. Currently approximately 80% of such applications are fully addressed within two weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Historically registration takes place once the new owner has moved in to the premises thus post completion formalities is not usually primary concern yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor can communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

About to purchase a new build flat in Rainhill. Conveyancing is daunting 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.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Rainhill

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? 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.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Rainhill prior to appointing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks tend refuse to give a loan on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Rainhill. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Rainhill especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Rainhill.

Is it possible to swap solicitor as I need to retain a firm on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing list. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Rainhill five minutes from me but he is not accepted by Alliance & Leicester

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Rainhill on the Alliance & Leicester panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Rainhill. Using search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Rainhill.

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