I am in the market for a reasonably priced conveyancer. Do I opt for a web based conveyancer rather than a high street Tilehurst conveyancing lawyer?
Tilehurst is a unique place, where regional know-how helps. The laid-back lifestyle has it’s attractions – but not for your house move. The property lawyers that we list possess well rounded Tilehurst insight with a positive, hands-onapproach that ensures everything runs smoothly. It is a definite plus if they benefit from well established connections with mortgage brokers, search providers, valuers and counterpart Tilehurst conveyancing practices
I am buying a new build apartment in Tilehurst. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Tilehurst
Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. 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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.
Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Tilehurst in advance of instructing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor has said that some banks tend not grant a loan on this type of home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Tilehurst. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Tilehurst especially if they are familiar with such properties in Tilehurst.
My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Tilehurst. Conveyancing and Virgin Money mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing solicitor in Tilehurst who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Tilehurst conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
I acquired a 1st floor flat in Tilehurst, conveyancing having been completed 10 years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Similar flats in Tilehurst with an extended lease are worth £190,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 charged once a year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2081
You have 62 years remaining on your lease we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £17,100 and £19,800 as well as legals.
The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.
Are there any apps to help find a Tilehurst conveyancing solicitor on the bank conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20miles to attend the lawyer.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Tilehurst and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Tilehurst. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the mortgage company solicitor panel.