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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Uckfield

Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Uckfield even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I want to acquire a shop in Uckfield with a loan from Lloyds TSB Bank?

The service is primarily there to get a quote from domestic conveyancing solicitors in Uckfield but we have recorded towards the end of this page a few Uckfield commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the firm directly to check if they are also authorised to represent Lloyds TSB Bank

Should my solicitor be making enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Uckfield.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Uckfield. There are those who purchase a house in Uckfield, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that can be initiated by the purchaser or by their solicitors which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Uckfield. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms sent to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) incorporates a standard question of the vendor to determine whether the premises has ever been flooded. If the residence has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the seller, then a buyer could bring a legal claim for losses as a result of such an inaccurate reply. A buyer’s lawyers will also order an environmental search. This will disclose if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be carried out.

About to purchase a new build flat in Uckfield. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Uckfield

    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. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Uckfield prior to appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks tend refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of property.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can look into this further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Uckfield. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I am due to consider estimates for conveyancing in Uckfield from various property lawyer and choose one. Am I right to instruct them to hold tight until I a suitable house to buy.

We suggest that you only get your solicitor to commence work and submit searches after the sales memo has been sent by the selling agent especially as Uckfield conveyancing searches are a couple of hundred pounds.

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