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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Truro

What is the first thing I need to know concerning purchase conveyancing in Truro?

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Truro and elsewhere in Cornwall is often a confrontational process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for conflict between you and others involved in the transaction. For instance, the vendor, selling agent and sometimes a bank. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Truro is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the process whose responsibility is to look after your best interests and to protect you.

We are witnessing a worrying emergence in the "blame" culture- someone has to be at fault for the process taking so long. You must always trust your solicitor above the other players in the conveyancing process.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial estate in Truro?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Truro will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Truro. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Truro.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Truro it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Truro commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Truro.

I moved into my flat on 11 May and the transaction details is not yet on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Truro expressed confidence that it should be recorded in a couple of weeks. Are properties in Truro particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Truro registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can vary subject to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any other parties. At present roughly three quarters of such applications are completed within 12 days but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the purchaser is living at the premises thus an expedited registration is not usually an essential issue but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Truro conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Truro conveyancing firm) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with several firms including non Truro conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be of use:

    What are the charges for lease extension work?

Leasehold Conveyancing in Truro - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    Who are the managing agents? Please note that where the lease has no more than 80 years it will impact the value of the flat. It is worth checking with your lender that they are happy with remaining years on the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely need a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out how much this would cost. Remember, in most cases you will need to own the property for a couple of years in order to be legally able to exercise a lease extension. The best form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this arrangement the leaseholders enjoy being in charge if their destiny and even though a managing agent is frequently retained where the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent retained by the leaseholders.

Please can you refer me to a property lawyer for purchasing a house? Ideally someone in Truro, who will communicate via email - not someone who insists on a letter in the post or fax.

The purpose of this site is limited to being a directory service for conveyancers who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds in certain locations for instance Truro . We dont recommend any specific conveyancer.

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