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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shinfield

My IFA has asked me for my Shinfield solicitor’s panel reference for the Nat West conveyancing panel. What is the best way to obtain this. I have tried my local Shinfield branch but they have not got back to me yet.

The sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your Shinfield property lawyer . Most Shinfield conveyancing practices will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each lender.

As someone not used to the Shinfield conveyancing process what’s the number one tip you can give me for the legal transfer of property in Shinfield

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Shinfield or throughout Berkshire is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For instance, the vendor, property agent and on occasion your bank. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in Shinfield should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the transaction whose interest is to act in your best interests and to protect you.

Every so often a potential adversary may try and convince you that it is in your interests to do things their way. As an example, the selling agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your financial adviser may try to convince you to do something that is contrary to your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I am selling my apartment in Shinfield. Does my solicitor have to be required to be on the Barclays conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Barclays conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their conditions fairly frequently at the moment.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial premises in Shinfield and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to gives security of tenure to business lessees, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act for protection and handle your commercial conveyancing in Shinfield

Due to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in Shinfield. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Shinfield should include some of the following:

    Responsibility to repair and maintain the building. It is important for you to know who is liable for the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas The length of the lease term. You should be advised as what happens when the lease ends, and aware of the importance of the 80 year mark An explanation as to the provision as set out in the lease to pay service charges - with regard to both the building, and the wider rights a leaseholder enjoys Does the lease prevent you from letting out the property, or working from home Ground rent - what is payable and what the invoice dates are, and also know whether this will change in the future
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Shinfield please ask your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Shinfield.

I am the registered owner of a 1 bedroom flat in Shinfield, conveyancing was carried out in 2012. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Comparable flats in Shinfield with an extended lease are worth £195,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2084

With 63 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £16,200 and £18,600 as well as costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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