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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shefford

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Shefford even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for instance if I intend to acquire an office in Shefford with a mortgage from Lloyds TSB Bank?

Our search tool is primarily utilised to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Shefford but we have recorded at the bottom of this page a selection of Shefford commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Lloyds TSB Bank

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The lender mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to appoint their panel conveyancer as I would prefer to instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Shefford?

Do check but the the likelihood is that appoint one of their panel solicitors should you want the "fee-free" deal. Contact the lender and determine if they offer you a cash alternative. It is not unheard for a lender to give a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case that money can go towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor near Shefford.

I have recentlybecome aware that Wolstenholmes have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Shefford for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to check if the premises is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Shefford conveyancing specialists.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Shefford is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Shefford are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Shefford you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Shefford may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

I am in need of some leasehold conveyancing in Shefford. Before diving in I want to be sure as to the remaining lease term.

If the lease is recorded at the land registry - and almost all are in Shefford - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Shefford - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    It would be sensible to find out if there are any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example it is reasonably common in Shefford leases that pets are not permitted in in a block in Shefford. If you like the propertyin Shefford yet your dog is not allowed to move with you then you will be faced hard decision. For many Shefford leaseholds the outlay for major works are not included within service charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Shefford require leasehold owners to pay into a reserve fund and this is used to offset against major repairs or maintenance. Who are the managing agents?

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