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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan

I chose a high street firm for my conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan last week. Looking through the Terms and Conditions I notewe are responsible for costs even where the transaction does not complete. Should I ditch them and appoint an internet conveyancing company promising no completion no cost conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will generally be higher to neutralise the conveyances that abort. Please beware that these schemes tend not to cover expenditure e.g. Vale Of Glamorgan conveyancing search expenses.

Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend handle conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct one day exchanges. Do e-mail us to receive a conveyancing quote and details as to dates.

I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan. Now, I need the documents but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Vale Of Glamorgan of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Vale Of Glamorgan before instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some lenders tend refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Vale Of Glamorgan. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Vale Of Glamorgan to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

There are only Fifty years unexpired on my flat in Vale Of Glamorgan. I am keen to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What should I do?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you have used your best endeavours to track down the freeholder. For most situations a specialist should be helpful to conduct investigations and prepare a report which can be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Vale Of Glamorgan.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Vale Of Glamorgan - A selection of Questions you should consider before buying

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments? Best to be warned if redecorating or some other major work is pending that will be shared by the tenants and may well dramatically increase the the maintenance fees or result in a specific payment. You will want to find out as much as possible about the managing agents as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you will be in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to every day matters like the tidiness of the common parts. Ask other people whether they are happy with their service. On a final note, investigate as to the dates that the service fees are due to the relevant party and specifically how they are spending the funds.

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