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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves

Why would I use a Woodhouse Eaves conveyancing company given that internet based alternatives are so much cheaper?

By all means make sure that you get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in Woodhouse Eaves and you should seek a competitive fee calculation but don’t be focused with sourcing the cheapest Woodhouse Eaves conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a smooth and a frustrating move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted lawyer. An e-mail can never replace a phone discussion and are no substitute for a one to one consultation. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will keep you updated as to progress and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the office you will know who to ask for and we'll ensure you're not left wondering what's going on.

I am the registered owner of a freehold house in Woodhouse Eaves but still invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Woodhouse Eaves and has limited impact for conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

I just bought a flat at auction in Woodhouse Eaves. Conveyancing is required. What is next?

Given that you are now legally committed yourself to purchase you should retain a conveyancing lawyer soon as you are faced with a pending a fixed date to complete the transaction. Every auction property should have an associated legal set of papers. This will include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold premises the conveyancing papers may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork relating to leasehold premises. You must give this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor ASAP. Do make sure that your finances are organised to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

A relative pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Woodhouse Eaves there could be various restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Woodhouse Eaves which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

Yorkshire BS have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a flat in Woodhouse Eaves has been accepted, what happens next?

The property agent will want to be advised as to your conveyancing practitioner's details (ensure that the lawyers are on the bank’s approved list). Contact Yorkshire BS or the broker and finalise any appropriate paperwork. Yorkshire BS will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or vendor to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about ten days to get a mortgage offer. Yorkshire BS will issue the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Woodhouse Eaves. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves

    The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.

How and when do I cover the costs of the Stamp Duty Land Tax chargeable for my conveyancing in Woodhouse Eaves?

The majority of solicitors will fill out a Land Transaction Return Form on your behalf as part of your Woodhouse Eaves purchase transaction for you to sign. On completion your conveyancer will submit the STL application to the Inland Revenue and - as long as they have the money - settle any tax bill payable on your behalf.

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