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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Upton Park

My stepmother advised me that in buying a property in Upton Park there could be a number of restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Upton Park which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Upton Park should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

When it comes to lenders such as UBS, do Upton Park lawyers face a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any lender fees to register on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

Intending to buy a flat in Upton Park. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Upton Park property lawyer is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel.

I am purchasing a house and the solicitor has mentioned Chancel Repair to which the property may be obligated to pay given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has suggested insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Upton Park

Unless a previous acquisition of the premises took place after 12 October 2013 you could assume that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Upton Park to continue to advocate a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Upton Park is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Upton Park are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Upton Park you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Upton Park 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.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial property in Upton Park and how can your lawyers assist?

The particular law that you refer to gives security of tenure to commercial lessees, giving them the dueness to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and handle your commercial conveyancing in Upton Park

I've found a house that appears to tick a lot of boxes, at a reasonable price which is making it more attractive. I have just discovered that it's a leasehold as opposed to freehold. I would have thought that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Upton Park. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Upton Park are freehold rather than leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Upton Park so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Upton Park conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. As a lessee you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions for example requiring the freeholder’sconsent to conduct changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the property is located on an estate. Your lawyer should appraise you on the various issues.

After months of dialogue we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Upton Park. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

Where there is a absentee landlord or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the LVT to calculate the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Upton Park property is 46 Credon Road in January 2014. On 11 September 2013 Deputy District Judge Price sitting at the Bow County Court made a vesting order that the freeholder surrender his lease and be granted a new lease of the Premises on such terms as may be determined by the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).The appropriate sum as concluded by the Tribunal was £7225 This case related to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69.77 years.

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