Having sold my house in Wootton last July yet the purchaser is texting daily to say their solicitor needs to hear from mylawyer. What should my lawyer have done following completion?
Following your sale your solicitor should send the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Where relevant, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been redeemed to the buyers lawyers. There are no post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Wootton.
Our lender has suggested solicitors on their panel based in Wootton but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Wootton or nearer to where I live. Can you help?
The minority of Wootton conveyancing practitioners are on all banks conveyancing panel. Do make use of our find an approved solicitor tool to find a Wootton conveyancing solicitor on the on the lender panel.
Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our house can not be found. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Wootton 4 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?
As long as the title is registered the details of your proprietorship will be retained by the Land Registry with a Title Number. It is possible to perform a search at the Land Registry, locate your house and order up to date copies of the Registered Entries for less than a fiver. Where the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a file copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for a small fee.
In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial property in Wootton and how can you help?
The 1954 Act gives security of tenure to business tenants, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Wootton is one of our numerous areas of the UK in which our lawyers are located
What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a Wootton conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?
When appointing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Wootton conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you make enquires with several firms including non Wootton conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be of use:
Can they put you in touch with clients in Wootton who can give a testimonial?
Wootton Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing
How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? Who manages the block?