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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Speke

What does a local search tell me regarding the house we're buying in Speke?

Speke conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance Searches UK The local search is essential in every Speke conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search should supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.

I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Speke. Now, I need the files but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Speke of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Speke. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

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

    Please supply a car parking plan. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Speke is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Speke are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Speke you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Speke may ascertain 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 premises.

Taking into account that I am about to spend 450k on a house in Speke I wish to talk to a lawyer about myhome move in advance of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the solicitor who will be carrying out your conveyancing in Speke.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a matter number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Speke should be the figure that you end up paying.

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