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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Snodland

Can you vouch for a Nationwide Building Society accepted Snodland conveyancing conveyancer finish our house move within less than a month? Would it be better to use a local Snodland practice or an internet conveyancer?

We can recommend some very good Snodland conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in Snodland. Go in to two or three law practices and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Mention your requirements together with your reasons and get a commitment on speed. Select the one that you are most comfortable with.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may impact a commercial premises in Snodland?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Snodland will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Snodland. The search result provides definitive data 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 Snodland.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Snodland it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may result in delays to Snodland commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Snodland.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Snodland. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Snodland

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Snodland in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to give a mortgage on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Snodland. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I've found a house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have subsequently discovered that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns buying a leasehold house in Snodland. Conveyancing lawyers have are about to be instructed. Will my lawyers set out the risks of buying a leasehold house in Snodland ?

Most houses in Snodland are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are purchasing in Snodland so you should seriously consider looking for a Snodland conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they have experience in advising on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the unexpired lease term. As a leaseholder you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions such as obtaining the landlord’sconsent to carry out changes to the property. It may be necessary to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the house is located on an estate. Your lawyer should report to you on the legal implications.

I inherited a studio flat in Snodland, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar properties in Snodland with over 90 years remaining are worth £195,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2082

With just 63 years left to run the likely cost is going to be between £16,200 and £18,600 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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