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  • 1 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Ashton under Lyne has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne

I own a freehold property in Ashton under Lyne yet charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Ashton under Lyne and has limited impact for conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne 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 have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 is to be extinguished.

I'm the only recipient of my late mum's estate and I have everything in my name now, including the my former home in Ashton under Lyne. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in March. I plan to dispose of the property. I understand that there is a CML six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership may be regarded the same way as if I'd bought the property in March. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The CML handbook requires solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be affected by that. How sensible a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the lender as this provision principally exists to pick up on the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of properties.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Ashton under Lyne. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. If you feel 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.

About to purchase maisonette in Ashton under Lyne. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Ashton under Lyne property lawyer is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.

About to purchase a new build flat in Ashton under Lyne. Conveyancing is daunting 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 conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Please supply a car parking plan. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease.

How simple is it to change conveyancer as I have to choose one who is on the Accord Mortgages Ltd conveyancing list. I hired a family conveyancing solicitor in Ashton under Lyne five minutes from me but he is not approved by Accord Mortgages Ltd

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Ashton under Lyne on the Accord Mortgages Ltd panel. Please note that the law firms that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are under regulation of the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Ashton under Lyne. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Ashton under Lyne.

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne from the point of view of saving time on the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne can be avoided if you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start advertising the property and request that they start to put together the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ solicitors.
  • If you have carried out any alterations to the residence would they have required Landlord’s consent? In particular have you laid down wooden flooring? Ashton under Lyne leases often stipulate that internal structural changes or addition of wooden flooring necessitate a licence issued by the Landlord acquiescing to such works. Should you fail to have the consents in place do not communicate with the landlord without contacting your conveyancer in advance. If you are supposed to have a share in the Management Company, you should make sure that you hold the original share certificate. Arranging a replacement share certificate is often a lengthy process and slows down many a Ashton under Lyne conveyancing transaction. Where a duplicate share certificate is needed, do contact the company director and secretary or managing agents (if relevant) for this as soon as possible. You may think that you are aware of the number of years remaining on your lease but it would be wise to double-check via your solicitors. A purchaser's lawyer will not be happy to advise their client to to exchange contracts if the remaining number of years is below 80 years. In the circumstances it is essential at an as soon as possible that you consider whether the lease for your property needs extending. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your home on the market for sale.

Ashton under Lyne Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    It is important to be aware whether window replacement or some other significant cost is due in the foreseeable future that will be shared amongst the leasehold owners and will materially increase the the maintenance fees or result in a specific invoice. Many Ashton under Lyne leasehold flats will incur a service charge for the upkeep of the block invoiced on behalf of the freeholder. Should you purchase the apartment you will have to meet this charge, usually quarterly throughout the year. This could vary from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built blocks. In all probability there will be a ground rent for you to pay yearly, ordinarily this is not a exorbitant amount, say around £50-£100 but you need to enquire it because sometimes it could be many hundreds of pounds. Generally speaking the cost for major works tend not to be wrapped into the service charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Ashton under Lyne require leaseholders to contribute towards a reserve fund created for the specific intention of building a fund for major works.

I have finally had an offer on an apartment in Ashton under Lyne agreed to, the vendor does nevertheless have a connected purchase. The vendors have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other properties in the pipeline. I have instructed a local conveyancing lawyer in Ashton under Lyne. What do I do now? When should I get the mortgage application with Virgin Money going with Virgin Money?

It is understandable to have apprehensions where there is a chain given your reluctance to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then valuation, Ashton under Lyne conveyancing search fees, etc). The first course of action is to check that your conveyancer is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. Regarding the next steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market the majority of purchasers will apply for a home loan with Virgin Money and arrange for the survey and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with the conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Ashton under Lyne regulated by the SRA

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

  • Smith & Tetley, 23-25 Booth Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7LF
  • Dwyers Solicitors, 176 Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7LR
  • Rupert Wood & Son, 60-66 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6DE
  • R G Legal (ashton Under Lyne) Ltd, 159, Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6XW
  • Bromleys Solicitors Llp, 50 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6XL

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ashton under Lyne

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ashton under Lyne with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Pluck Andrew & Co(incorporating)hibbert Pownall & Newton), 127 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7SA
  • Dwyers Solicitors, 176 Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7LR
  • Rupert Wood & Son, 60-66 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6DE
  • Bromleys Solicitors Llp, 50 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6XL
  • Sleigh & Son, 112-114 Market Street, Droylsden, Manchester, Lancashire, M43 7AA

Planning law solicitors in Ashton under Lyne regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ashton under Lyne practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Brindle & Yam Solicitors, First Floor, 50 Faulkner Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4FH
  • Chung & Co, 58-60 George Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4HF
  • Gunnercooke Llp, 53 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Jrb Law Limited, 42 Ricroft Road, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 5JR
  • Berg, 35 Peter Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 5BG

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