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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Waterhouses

Is there a list of Kent Reliance panel solicitors in Waterhouses on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

No. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings viewable on the web. If you are looking for a Waterhouses conveyancing practitioner on the Kent Reliance please make the most of our facility.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Waterhouses. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

Almost all banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

I am due to exchange contracts on my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in February 2008, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Aldermore are being problematic. The Waterhouses solicitor who is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Aldermore are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Aldermore have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Aldermore have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Aldermore may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I used Stirling Law a few years past for my conveyancing in Waterhouses. Now, I need my files however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Waterhouses 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.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Waterhouses. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Waterhouses

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.

How do I locate a Waterhouses law firm on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am happy to travel upto 10kilometers to meet the conveyancer.

You can use the search on this page. Please choose the bank and your location and you will see a number of Waterhouses conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have detailed some Waterhouses conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can call them to check if they are on the Alliance & Leicester approved list

My partner and I may need to sub-let our Waterhouses garden flat temporarily due to a new job. We used a Waterhouses conveyancing practice in 2004 but they have since shut and we did not think at the time seek any advice as to whether the lease prohibits the subletting of the flat. How do we find out?

Some leases for properties in Waterhouses do contain a provision to say that subletting is only permitted with prior consent from the landlord. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to review 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 permission.

I acquired a 1 bedroom flat in Waterhouses, conveyancing having been completed in 1996. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Comparable flats in Waterhouses with a long lease are worth £265,000. The ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2094

With 75 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £8,600 and £9,800 plus professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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