Having sold my house in Victoria Park last June yet the purchaser is whats apping daily to moan that her conveyancer needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?
Post completion of your house sale your lawyer should forward the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Where relevant, your conveyancer must also confirm that the mortgage has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion formalities unique to conveyancing in Victoria Park.
What does a local search reveal regarding the house my wife and I purchasing in Victoria Park?
Victoria Park conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Victoria Park conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your new home. The search will provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Victoria Park?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Victoria Park. 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…’
I opted to have a survey done on a property in Victoria Park before appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a mortgage on such a property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Victoria Park. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Victoria Park especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Victoria Park.
I am in the market for an affordable conveyancing lawyer in Victoria Park to buy a apartment. I I am fearful of by bill escalating out of control and there's lots of Victoria Park conveyancing solicitors to choose from...how do I know which one is best to appoint?
Where you’ve not used a solicitor previously, a trustworthy recommendation from family or friends is a great place to start and is often a good gauge of quality. Alternatively, view the Law Society’s online record of lawyers in Victoria Park or use our search facility to locate a conveyancing solicitor in Victoria Park.