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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Trimdon

I own a renovated Georgian property in Trimdon. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same address. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Trimdon and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the situation with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the work.

I'm buying my first flat in Trimdon with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland. The developers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The sale representative suggested that I not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it will impact my loan with Bank of Ireland. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Trimdon is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Trimdon are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Trimdon you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Trimdon 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 residence.

Is it best to instruct a Trimdon conveyancing solicitor who is local to the property I am purchasing? An old friend can handle the conveyancing but they are based a couple of hundredmiles drive away.

The benefit of a high street Trimdon conveyancing practice is that you can pop in to execute paperwork, deliver your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a bonus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have used your friend and in the main were happy that must trump using an unknown Trimdon conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being round the corner.

I am hoping to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Trimdon. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Trimdon should include some of the following:

    Your lawyers should enable you to have an understanding of the insurance provisions You must be informed what is to be regarded as a Nuisance in the lease Whether the lease restricts you from renting out the property, or working from home Does the lease require carpeting throughout thus preventing wood flooring? Information concerning the obligations in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - with regard to both the building, and the wider rights a tenant has
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Trimdon please ask your solicitor in ahead of your conveyancing in Trimdon.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Trimdon - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    In the main the cost for major works are not incorporated into the service charges, although some managing agents in Trimdon obliged tenants to contribute towards a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger repairs or maintenance. The majority of Trimdon leasehold flats will have a service bill for the upkeep of the building invoiced on behalf of the landlord. If you acquire the property you will have to pay this amount, usually periodically throughout the year. This may differ from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large common grounds. In all likelihood there will be a rentcharge to be met yearly, this is usually not a significant amount, say around £50-£100 but you should to enquire as occasionally it could be many hundreds of pounds. Does this lease have in excess of 90 years left?

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