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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Uckfield

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Uckfield?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Uckfield. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

About to purchase a new build flat in Uckfield. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Uckfield

    Please supply a car parking plan. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

I am selling my house. My past lawyers has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Uckfield if that affects matters.

You should use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Uckfield. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

I am looking at a couple of maisonettes in Uckfield both have approximately fifty years remaining on the leases. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

A lease is a right to use the property for a prescribed time frame. As a lease gets shorter the value of the lease reduces and results in it becoming more expensive to acquire a lease extension. This is why it is advisable to extend the lease term. Sometimes it is difficult to sell a property with a short lease because mortgage lenders less inclined to grant a loan on properties of this type. Lease enfranchisement can be a difficult process. We advise that you get professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this field.

I bought a studio flat in Uckfield, conveyancing having been completed 10 years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Equivalent flats in Uckfield with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 yearly. The lease ends on 21st October 2079

With 59 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £20,900 and £24,200 as well as professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive investigations. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

We have been informed by numerous estate agents that it may take 6-8 weeks for Uckfield conveyancing to complete.This was 3 ago. The draft contract was only forwarded to my lawyer last week so does the time start running now?

One should take with some degree of scepticism any promises as to expedited completion times. Rather you should enquire about the average timeframe to complete Uckfield conveyancing transactions and if they are content to work towards your proposed completion date for your home move in Uckfield

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