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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff is more expensive?

In short, leasehold conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff and elsewhere usually warrants additional hours of investigation compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes lease investigation, corresponding with the landlord about the service of required notices, procuring up-to-date service charge and management information, procuring the freeholder’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 leaseholders have owned the lease since it was first entered into.

How does conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Rhondda Cynon Taff come to us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because new home sellers in Rhondda Cynon Taff usually buy the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff or who has acted in the same development.

Hoping to buy a property located in Rhondda Cynon Taff and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Rhondda Cynon Taff. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Rhondda Cynon Taff area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Rhondda Cynon Taff. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff. I've chance upon a web site which appears to be the ideal answer If it is possible to get all formalities done via web that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

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?

What advice can you give us when it comes to choosing a Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be helpful:

    If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?

Leasehold Conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff - Examples of Queries before Purchasing

    Its a good idea to discover as much as you can about the managing agents as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. As the owner of a leasehold property you are often in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to every day matters such as the tidiness of the common parts. Enquire of other tenants whether they are happy with their management. In conclusion, investigate as to the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the appropriate party and precisely what you get for your money. Many Rhondda Cynon Taff leasehold properties will have a service charge for maintenance of the building invoiced on behalf of the freeholder. If you purchase the flat you will have to meet this liability, usually in instalments throughout the year. This may differ from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large communal grounds. In all likelihood there will be a rentcharge to be met annual, this is usually not a significant amount, say about £50-£100 but you need to check it because occasionally it can be many hundreds of pounds. The answer will be useful as a) areas can cause problems for the building as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if services are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the running of the building you will need to have all the details

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