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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ross On Wye

How up to date is your database of Ross On Wye solicitors on the Santander conveyancing panel? Do Santander send you an updated list?

Ross On Wye conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Santander conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Santander directly.

Do I need to take out insurance to cover chancel repairs when acquiring a residence in Ross On Wye?

Unless a previous acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you can assume that conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Ross On Wye to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

three months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Ross On Wye concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

How does conveyancing in Ross On Wye differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Ross On Wye contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is constructed. This is because developers in Ross On Wye tend to acquire the real estate, 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 Ross On Wye or who has acted in the same development.

I have recently realised that I have 62 years remaining on my lease in Ross On Wye. I now wish to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, 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 enable the lease to be lengthened by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the landlord. On the whole an enquiry agent would be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be used as evidence that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor in relation to devolving into the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Ross On Wye.

Ross On Wye Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Plenty Ross On Wye leasehold apartments will incur a service bill for maintenance of the block invoiced by the freeholder. Should you purchase the flat you will have to meet this contribution, normally in instalments during the year. This can be anything from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large common grounds. In all probability there will be a rentcharge for you to pay yearly, normally this is not a significant figure, say approximately £25-£75 but you should to check as sometimes it could be surprisingly expensive. Best to be warned whether a new roof is being put on or some other major work is pending that will be shared by the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the service fees or require a specific invoice. How is the lease structured?

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