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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Timperley

Can the conveyancing solicitors that are recommend conduct auction conveyancing in Timperley?

We know of a number of niche lawyers we can put you in touch with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Timperley is just one of hundreds of areas of where our lawyers cover.

We are buying a property and the solicitor has identified Chancel Repair for which the house could be obligated to pay because it falls into the area of such a church. He has suggested insurance. Is this strictly required for conveyancing in Timperley

Unless a prior purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you may expect solicitors handling conveyancing in Timperley to continue to advocate a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Timperley. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Timperley

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. 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. Please supply a car parking plan. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

Helen (my wife) and I may need to sub-let our Timperley ground floor flat temporarily due to taking a sabbatical. We used a Timperley conveyancing practice in 2004 but they have since shut and we did not have the foresight to seek any guidance as to whether the lease prohibits the subletting of the flat. How do we find out?

Some leases for properties in Timperley do contain a provision to say that subletting is only allowed with permission. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to see references. Experience dictates that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting consent.

Timperley Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider before buying

    How much is the annual maintenance fee and ground rent? The prefered form of lease structure is if the freehold reversion is owned by the leaseholders. In this arrangement the tenants enjoy control and although a managing agent is often retained where the building is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves. Is there a share of the freehold?

What can I do where I am unhappy with the lawyer who carried out our conveyancing in Timperley?

Occasionally the level of service you receive is not as you expect, and unfortunately occasionally things do go wrong. Nevertheless there is recourse where you were dissatisfied with your conveyancing in Timperley. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a property lawyer to their governing body. If things still aren’t sorted out you may consider getting in touch with the Legal Ombudsman.

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