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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Seaham

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial land in Seaham?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Seaham will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Seaham. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Seaham.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Seaham it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Seaham commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Seaham.

I bought my house on 16 September and the transaction details is not yet registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Seaham advises it should be dealt with in a couple of weeks. Are properties in Seaham uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Seaham is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any other persons or bodies. As of today roughly three quarters of submission are fully dealt with in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Registration takes place after the buyer is living at the property therefore 'speed' is not typically top priority but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor can contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Seaham I like with open areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 52 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Seaham in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage that many years may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.

Taking into account that I am about to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on a two bedroom apartment in Seaham I wish to talk to a solicitor about myhome move prior to appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

We could not agree more - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor who will be conducting your conveyancing in Seaham.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a file number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Seaham should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

We are about to acquiring a home in Seaham. Conveyancing is not complete but we wish to have our purchase price confidential from sites such as Zoopla. How can this be done?

HMLR by statute are obliged to disclose price sold data on a register of the title for residential properties countrywide including properties in Seaham. The Title Register is an open document, so the Land Registry would be breaching their statutory duty excluded certain homes such as your one in Seaham.

You can make a request of the Land Registry to withhold the amount paid data but the answer would be in the negative.

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