I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and must be out of my rented property in Ravenscourt Park by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. How realistic is it to complete in three weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?
It is unwise to provide notice on a rental until you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not previously done so, contact to your conveyancer and urge them to they seek the assistance the sellers side, try to a target completion date that all parties will work to achieve
I have just over seventy years unexpired on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Ravenscourt Park. Conveyancing solicitors on the Chelsea Building Society panel can deal with such extensions right?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 16/4/2019 the requirements read as follows :
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Ravenscourt Park?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Ravenscourt Park. 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…’
As co-executor for the estate of my grandfather I am disposing of a house in Swansea but reside in Ravenscourt Park. My conveyancer (approximately 200 miles from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Ravenscourt Park who can attest this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Ravenscourt Park
Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only 68 years remaining on my lease in Ravenscourt Park. I need to extend my lease but my freeholder is missing. What should I do?
If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to track down the lessor. For most situations an enquiry agent may be helpful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be used as evidence that the landlord is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer both on investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Ravenscourt Park.
I have given up negotiating a lease extension in Ravenscourt Park. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Ravenscourt Park conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Ravenscourt Park residence is 19 Crisp Road in June 2009. Following a vesting order (Under section 26 of the Leasehold Reform,Housing and Urban Development Act 1993) The tribunal determined that the premium payable for the acquisition of the freehold was £33,756,apportioned as to£12,285 for the lower at and £21,471for the upper fat. This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 68.32 years.