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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rye

We were just about to exchange contracts for a leasehold flat in Rye. We encountered a stumbling block. Our mortgage offer with Lloyds TSB Bank expires on 16/9/2019 but the sellers are insisting on a completion date of 18/9/2019. Can one prolong the loan expiry date?

The best person to address this concern is your lawyer who will assess if he or she is corresponding with the mortgage company, vendor’s solicitors, selling agents or indeed all three given the circumstances your transaction as of today.

My friend recommended that if I am purchasing in Rye I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Rye conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out important information about Rye around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Rye Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Rye Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Rye.

Just bought a semi-detached house in Rye , how long will it take for the Land Registry to register my proprietorship? My Rye conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be certain the land registry aspects are dealt with.

As far as conveyancing in Rye is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can vary subject to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry need to notify any third parties. As of today roughly 80% of such applications are completed within 12 days but some can be subject to longer delays. Registration is effected after the new owner is living at the property thus an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Rye and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act gives security of tenure to commercial lessees, granting the a statutory right to make a request to court for a renewal tenancy and continue in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Rye is one of our many areas of the UK in which the firms we work with are based

Why is New Build conveyancing in Rye more expensive?

Conveyancing in Rye for recently converted or new build homes can sometimes involve adoption of highways & drains, building regulations approval, planning permission, new build warranties such NHBC as well as supplemental questions and contractual considerations.

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