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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sale

It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage agreement from Nationwide for the remortgage of my 3 bedroom flat is to be issued imminently. Can you recommend a cheap conveyancing practitioner in Sale?

You have come to the wrong site to search for cut-price fees for conveyancing solicitors in Sale. Our intention is to offer cost effective conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing companies offering the bait of £100 conveyancing in Sale. At best, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you being stung for additional fees and still not get the service you were hoping for.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Sale. Now, I need my documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Sale of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

How does conveyancing in Sale differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Sale contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is constructed. This is because builders in Sale typically purchase 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 Sale or who has acted in the same development.

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

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

Back In 2001, I bought a leasehold house in Sale. Conveyancing and Bank of Ireland mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing solicitor in Sale who previously acted has now retired. Any advice?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Sale conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Sale Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Are there any major works in the planning that could increase the maintenance costs? Generally speaking the outlay for major works tend not to be built into the maintenance charges, although some managing agents in Sale ask tenants to pay into a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for larger works. Please note that where the lease has fewer than 80 years it will affect the marketability of the flat. Check with your lender that they are willing to to proceed given the lease term. A short lease means that you will almost definitely need a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out how much this will be. For most Salelease extensions you will be required to have been the owner of the residence for a couple of years before you are entitled to exercise a lease extension.

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