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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Totteridge

My mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Totteridge but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Totteridge or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?

It is by no means the case that all Totteridge conveyancing practitioners are on all banks conveyancing panel. Do make the most of the above find an approved solicitor tool to choose a Totteridge conveyancing firm on the on the mortgage company panel.

The deeds to our property are lost. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Totteridge 5 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

Gone are the days when you need to hold title original deeds to establish that you are the registered proprietor of land or premises, given that the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Totteridge. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 conveyancing.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Totteridge

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Given that I will soon part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on a two bedroom apartment in Totteridge I would like to have a conversation with the solicitor regarding thetransaction before appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

This is something that we recommend - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the solicitor due to be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Totteridge.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a case reference. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for your conveyancing in Totteridge should be the figure that you end up paying.

Back In 2006, I bought a leasehold flat in Totteridge. Conveyancing and Nationwide Building Society mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing practitioner in Totteridge who previously acted has long since retired. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Totteridge conveyancing solicitor to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I own a first floor flat in Totteridge. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for a lease extension?

Where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to assess the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Totteridge property is Flat 2 2 Netherfield Road in April 2010. The Tribunale held that premium payable for a 90 year extension to the existing Lease should be £7,705. This case affected 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 76 years.

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