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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sefton

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as FTB of a ground floor flat in Sefton. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Sefton?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the completion advance to the owner’s conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

My aunt pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Sefton there may be a number of restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external changes to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Sefton which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Sefton should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We are planning to move house in May. Does my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Sefton. Conveyancing solicitor was organised prior to coming across your site.

On the afternoon of completion you can pick up the keys from your selling agent however this should only be done after the previous owners lawyers advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be collected. Subsequently you will need to inform the removal company that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal organisation but can help you choose a conveyancing in Sefton or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Sefton.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial premises in Sefton?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Sefton will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Sefton. The search result sets out definitive information 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 Sefton.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Sefton it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Sefton commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Sefton.

I used Wolstenholmes several years past for my conveyancing in Sefton. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Sefton 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.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Sefton and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Sefton. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Sefton area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

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

Last August I purchased a leasehold flat in Sefton. Do I have any liability for service charges for periods before completion of my purchase?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous lessee and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. Strange as it may seem, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

I am the registered owner of a 2 bed flat in Sefton, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2004. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar properties in Sefton with an extended lease are worth £227,000. The ground rent is £50 invoiced annually. The lease ceases on 21st October 2091

You have 72 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure without more comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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