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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Seascale and Sellafield

I am not in a position to travel far from Seascale and Sellafield. Is there a reason why all Seascale and Sellafield conveyancers are not on all lender panels?

Banks point to the fact that solicitor-led fraud is considered to be responsible for millions of pounds of fraud annually.The removal of law firms off of lender panels started with the rise in mortgage fraud, which prompted a thematic review by the FSA in 2011. Its outcome included recommendations for mortgage companies to review their conveyancing panels, which triggered a major policy change in the sector. This resulted in lenders purging less reputable firms off their official list of approved property lawyers .

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Seascale and Sellafield?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Seascale and Sellafield. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

About to purchase a new build flat in Seascale and Sellafield. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Seascale and Sellafield

    Please supply a car parking plan. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I have recently realised that I have 68 years left on my lease in Seascale and Sellafield. I am keen to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What are my options?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you have used your best endeavours to find the landlord. For most situations an enquiry agent would be useful to conduct investigations and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Seascale and Sellafield.

Seascale and Sellafield Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before buying

    Who is in charge of the block? It is important to be aware whether a new roof is being put on or some other major work is anticipated that will be shared by the leaseholders and may well dramatically increase the the service costs or require a one time invoice. Where a Seascale and Sellafield lease has fewer than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the flat. It is worth checking with your bank that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will most likely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and it is worth discovering what this would cost. For most Seascale and Sellafieldlease extensions you will be be obliged to have owned the premises for 24 months before you are legally able to exercise a lease extension.

What is the distinction between surveying and conveyancing in Seascale and Sellafield?

Conveyancing - in Seascale and Sellafield or anywhere in England and Wales - is the legal term given to transferring legal title of property from one person to another. It involves the investigation of the title. Whether buying or selling, you should be aware of anything affecting the property such as proposals by government departments, illegal buildings, or outstanding rates. The conveyancer should conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on the property. Surveying relates to the structure of a property itself. A surveyor will look at a house, flat and any outbuildings you are intending to buy and will help you find out about the condition of the building and, if there are problems, give you a powerful reason for reducing the price down or asking the seller to remedy the defects before you complete your move.

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