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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Westerham

Do I need to pop into the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Westerham so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.

Whereas this was necessary ten years ago, most mortgage companies no longer need their conveyancing panel lawyer to witness the mortgagors signature. You will still be obliged to provide identification documents and there are still distinct benefits to using a local practitioner, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Westerham.

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Westerham prior to retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not grant a loan on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you call us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Westerham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Westerham especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Westerham.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in Westerham and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to provides a safeguard to business leaseholders, granting the a statutory right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing solicitors who use the act for protection and assist with commercial conveyancing in Westerham

I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Westerham for my home move. Is it possible to review a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One may find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor call for training reasons.

There are a number of houses in Westerham on private roads. My wife and I are acquiring such a property. What would be the pros and cons of purchasing a residence on a private road?

Westerham conveyancing practices will be well versed in transacting propertieson private. The property lawyer should investigate Land Registry data to identify any rights or responsibilities. It is possible that there is a residents association that owners make annual payments for the upkeep of the road. Where one exists, the road should be maintained and look nicer than publicly owned.

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