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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sheen Park

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Sheen Park

There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Sheen Park namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can provide conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or acquisition of property. They are both obliged to conduct Sheen Park conveyancing to the same quality and guidelines so you may be sure that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that all necessary steps should be appropriately followed.

I have paid off my mortgage with Co-operative. I assume I don't need a Sheen Park solicitor on the Co-operative panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?

If you have finished paying off your Co-operative mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Co-operative mortgage from the register. Co-operative, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Co-operative has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Co-operative has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Co-operative mortgage has been paid off.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by HSBC. Is it usual for HSBC to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Sheen Park is approved on their conveyancing panel? HSBC have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for HSBC to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the HSBC conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £305k and found one near me in Sheen Park I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 61 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Sheen Park suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you may ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

What does commercial conveyancing in Sheen Park cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Sheen Park covers a wide array of services, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

In scouring the web for the phrase on line conveyancing in Sheen Park it shows results of numerous property lawyerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable solicitor for me?

The ideal method of finding a suitable conveyancer is through a personal testimonial, so ask friends and relatives who have purchased a property in Sheen Park or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Sheen Park differ, so it's a good idea to obtain at least four fee calculations from different law firms. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.

I've found a house that appears to tick a lot of boxes, at a great price which is making it more attractive. I have subsequently found out that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Sheen Park. Conveyancing solicitors have not yet been instructed. Will my lawyers set out the risks of buying a leasehold house in Sheen Park ?

The majority of houses in Sheen Park are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are purchasing in Sheen Park so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Sheen Park conveyancing practitioner and be sure that they have experience in dealing with leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. As a leaseholder you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions such as obtaining the landlord’sconsent to carry out changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your solicitor should advise you fully on all the issues.

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