Find a Theale Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Theale

At long last a loan offer from Santander for the remortgage of my 2 room flat is to be issued within the next few days. Are you able to suggest a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Theale?

This site is not designed to aid those in their quest for the lowest fares for conveyancing in Theale. Our intention is to offer cost effective conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be swayed by companies seducing you with £99 conveyancing in Theale. Optimistically, in going for low cost conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up paying a lot in additional fees and still not receive the service expected.

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Theale even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance where I wish to acquire an office in Theale with a loan from Yorkshire Building Society?

The service is mainly there to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Theale but we have recorded towards the bottom of this page a selection of Theale commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the firm directly to check if they are also authorised to represent Yorkshire Building Society

I have 7378 less than 75 years remaining on my lease and need a lease extension for my apartment in Theale. Conveyancing solicitors on the Platform panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 23/9/2023 the requirements read as follows :

Minimum 85 years unexpired from completion, except where the mortgage application is pursuant to Platform's participation in the Government's Help to Buy Shared Equity scheme, in which case (a) the unexpired lease term must not be less than 250 years for new-build houses and not less than 125 years for new-build flats and (b) ground rent must be reasonable at all times and any escalation must be linked to RPI (Retail Price Index) or a similar index.

What does commercial conveyancing in Theale cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Theale covers a broad array of services, provided by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

There are only 62 years left on my lease in Theale. I need to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to track down the landlord. For most situations a specialist should be helpful to try and locate and to produce an expert document to be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Theale.

Theale Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    Many Theale leasehold properties will incur a service bill for maintenance of the building set by the freeholder. Should you acquire the property you will have to pay this charge, usually quarterly during the year. This could differ from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large communal areas. There will also be a ground rent to be met yearly, this is usually not a large sum, say about £50-£100 but you should to check as on occasion it could be surprisingly expensive. The prefered form of lease arrangement is where the freehold reversion is owned by the leaseholders. In this arrangement the leaseholders have control and although a managing agent is often employed if the building is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves.

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