We are a couple about to exchange contracts for a ground floor flat in Victoria Park. We have hit a problem. Our loan offer with Britannia runs out on 5/7/2021 but the owners are putting forward a completion date of 7/7/2021. Can one prolong the mortgage expiry date?
The best person to address this issue is your conveyancer who will hopefully determine whether he or she is better off negotiating with the mortgage broker, seller’s conveyancers, estate agents or conceivably all parties taking into account what has happend in your conveyancing to date.
I am purchasing a semi-detached house in Victoria Park. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Victoria Park you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Victoria Park.
What will a local search tell me regarding the property my wife and I purchasing in Victoria Park?
Victoria Park conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations such as Onsearch The local search is essential in every Victoria Park conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal data 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 headings.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Victoria Park?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property 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 am downsizing from my home. My former lawyers have shut. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Victoria Park if that makes a difference.
Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Victoria Park. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.