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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan

We instructed a local firm for my conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan yesterday. Reviewing the fine print I seeI am on the hook for charges even if the movedoes not go ahead. Would I be best advised to use an on-line firm promising no completion no cost conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Sale No Fee" is available then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be uplifted to cover those transactions that do not go ahead. You should be mindful that such offerings generally do not protect you from disbursements for instance Vale Of Glamorgan conveyancing search charges.

Have completed on a a detached house in Vale Of Glamorgan , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing my ownership? My Vale Of Glamorgan conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to check that my purchase is registered.

As far as conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust according to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any other persons or bodies. At present approximately three quarters of submission are fully dealt with within two weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the new owner is living at the premises therefore an expedited registration is not typically top priority but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor could speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I am looking for a flat up to £235,500 and identified one near me in Vale Of Glamorgan I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Vale Of Glamorgan in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be an issue. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

I have been pointed in your direction by a couple of local property agents in Vale Of Glamorgan to find a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial incentive for Estate Agents to recommend your services over and above alternative conveyancing organisations?

We refuse to give any commission for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I am intending to rent out my leasehold apartment in Vale Of Glamorgan. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Some leases for properties in Vale Of Glamorgan do contain a provision to say that subletting is only allowed with permission. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to see references. Experience dictates that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting consent.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    It would be wise to find out as much as possible regarding the company managing the block as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are often at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical matters like the upkeep of the common parts. Don't be afraid to ask prospective neighbours whether they are happy with them. Finally, find out the dates that you are obliged pay the maintenance charge to the relevant party and precisely what it includes. What is the maintenance charge and ground rent on the flat? Does the lease have onerous restrictions?

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