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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rowen

I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must vacate my let out apartment in Rowen by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. How realistic is it to complete in six weeks as don't want to have to move into short term accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice on a rental unless your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not already done so, update to your solicitor and ask them to they cajole the sellers solicitors, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will look towards

I am purchasing a new build house in Rowen benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about the side-deal as it may put at risk my mortgage with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Rowen prior to retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may not give a loan on such a premises.

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

I’m about to sell my ground floor apartment in Rowen. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have just had a yearly maintenance charge invoice – Do I pay up?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should discharge the service charge as usual given that all rents and service payments will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

I am the registered owner of a 2 bed flat in Rowen, conveyancing having been completed October 2011. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Similar flats in Rowen with a long lease are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2086

With only 62 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to range between £17,100 and £19,800 as well as costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

I'm selling a house in Rowen. I can find my conveyancer's company on the Law Society's list, but I can't see my conveyancer's name on the list. Is this a big problem?

Not all staff in the law firm must be listed by the regulator. Provided there is a manager qualified to 'oversee' the conveyancing, the actual day-to-day activity can be conducted by unqualified staff.

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