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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rhiwbina

Finally the sale completed on my house in Rhiwbina last April yet the purchaser is calling every few hours to moan that their conveyancer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Following your sale your lawyer should send the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where relevant, your lawyer must also confirm that the mortgage has been repaid to the buyers conveyancers. There are no post completion steps unique to conveyancing in Rhiwbina.

I am buying a new build apartment in Rhiwbina. 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.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Rhiwbina

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

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I am attracted to a couple of apartments in Rhiwbina both have approximately 50 years unexpired on the lease term. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

There are plenty of short leases in Rhiwbina. The lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the premises for a prescribed time frame. As a lease gets shorter the value of the lease decreases and it becomes more expensive to extend the lease. This is why it is often a good idea to increase the term of the lease. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage lenders less inclined to grant a loan on properties of this type. Lease extension can be a protracted process. We recommend you seek professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this area.

I invested in buying a garden flat in Rhiwbina, conveyancing was carried out in 2000. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Equivalent flats in Rhiwbina with a long lease are worth £206,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2084

With only 66 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £11,400 and £13,200 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

Should one remove a departed person's details from the title deeds for a property in Rhiwbina?

Where a Rhiwbina property is jointly owned and one of the owners dies, the name will not automatically be removed from the title deeds. It is not necessary to remove their name as in the event of a sale your conveyancer would just be asked to supply proof why the other owner is not included in the conveyance, normally this takes the form of a grant of probate.

With the aim of making the sale conveyancing simpler for the sale of the property you may arrange to have the deceased name removed from the title register by applying to the land registry with proof of the death. There is no fee from the Registry for this service.

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