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Examples of recent conveyancing in Alsager since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alsager

A colleague pointed out to me me that in purchasing a property in Alsager there could be various restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external alterations to a property. Is this right?

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

My wife and I purchasing a detached bungalow in Alsager. The intention is to carry out an extension to the side at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to ascertain if these works are prohibited?

Your solicitor will check the deeds as conveyancing in Alsager can on occasion reveal restrictions in the title deeds which restrict certain changes or need the permission of a 3rd party. Some extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be sensible to check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

I have been told by my solicitor that restrictive coveneant insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Alsager conveyancing?

The appropriate level of restrictive coveneant indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Lloyds TSB Bank and The Mortgage Works. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

The deeds to my home can not be found. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Alsager 4 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?

In today’s world there are copies made of almost everything, and your conveyancer should know precisely where to look for all the relevant documentation so you may purchase or sell your house without a hitch. Where copies are not available, your lawyer can arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities against future claims on your property.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Alsager is the location of the property. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Alsager are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Alsager you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Alsager may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Alsager. I have discover a site which looks to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via phone that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

In relation to leasehold conveyancing in Alsager what are the most common lease defects?

Leasehold conveyancing in Alsager is not unique. Most leases are drafted differently and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain clauses are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Service charge per centages that don't add up correctly leaving a shortfall

You will have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Nationwide Building Society, Skipton Building Society, and Britannia all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to withdraw.

Alsager Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Most Alsager leasehold flats will be liable to pay a service charge for maintenance of the building levied by the landlord. If you acquire the apartment you will have to pay this charge, normally periodically during the year. This could vary from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large communal areas. There will also be a rentcharge for you to pay annual, this is usually not a significant figure, say about £50-£100 but you need to check as on occasion it can be surprisingly expensive. Who manages the block? Is anyone aware of any major works on the horizon that will increase the service fees?

My husband and I have recently had an offer agreed on a apartment and had meeting on Tuesday with Nationwide for the mortgage. They advised us that when it comes to selecting a conveyancer that if they are not on their approved panel of conveyancers then we will incur an additional fee of £250+. This is because they would then have to select a conveyancer to act on their behalf in addition to the one we select on our behalf and we are liable for their invoice. I have requested Nationwide to supply me with a list so I can seek quotes only from their approved lawyers but was told they dont have such a list to hand over. Is there a simple way of finding out who is on a lender panel?

You should ask Nationwide what their panel criteria is for a conveyancer.Then ask the conveyancer of your choice whether they fit that criteria and have they acted on mortgages for Nationwide historically. If the answer to those is yes, then just double check with Nationwide. Alternatively please make use of our search facility and we may be able to identify a property lawyer in Alsager on the panel for Nationwide.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Alsager regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Alsager but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Woolliscrofts Solicitors Limited, 44, Crewe Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2ET
  • Kenneth Jones Legal Limited, 43 Liverpool Road, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 1EA
  • Dixon Rigby Keogh Limited, 34 Crewe Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 4NF
  • Woolliscrofts Solicitors Limited, Hollinshead Chambers, Butterfield Place, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 6BA
  • Cooks Solicitors, 12 Brindley Court, Dalewood Road, Lymedale Business Park, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 9QA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Alsager regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Alsager practicing in commercial conveyancing in Alsager. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Woolliscrofts Solicitors Limited, 44, Crewe Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2ET
  • Kenneth Jones Legal Limited, 43 Liverpool Road, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 1EA
  • Dixon Rigby Keogh Limited, 34 Crewe Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 4NF
  • Woolliscrofts Solicitors Limited, Hollinshead Chambers, Butterfield Place, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 6BA
  • Max Tebbitts Solicitors Ltd, First Floor Scope House, Weston Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6DD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Alsager regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Alsager but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Jamesons Property Lawyers, 1A Church Lane, ST5 6EP
  • Mcquades Residential Conveyancing Limited, Park Road, ST6 1EG
  • Goddard Dunbar & Associates Ltd, Lincoln Chambers, CW1 3BS

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