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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shepperton

Souldusing a Shepperton conveyancing practice make the home moving process easier?

In the main conveyancing practitioners in your area will have good connections with your local authority, which could assist with your Shepperton conveyancing searches that your conveyancer will need to carry out. It can only be a plus if they have good relationships with the Local Land Registry Office your area Shepperton, other property lawyers in the location and Shepperton property agents.

My uncle passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Shepperton. The house had a small mortgage left on it of around £5k. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Clydesdale, pay off the mortgage. Is this allowed?

If you intend to re-mortgage then Clydesdale will require that you use a conveyancer on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Clydesdale conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Clydesdale mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of delay in Shepperton conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are unlikely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Shepperton.

I am buying my first flat in Shepperton with a mortgage from Aldermore. The developers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent told me not disclose to my lawyer about the extras as it may jeopardize my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What does commercial conveyancing in Shepperton cover?

Shepperton conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad array of services, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

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