Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site execute auction conveyancing in Barking?
We know of a few auction solicitors we can put you in touch with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Barking is just one of our areas of in which our lawyers have a presence.
Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a searchable register to to identify law firms on the Darlington Building Society conveyancing panel for instance in Barking?
We are not aware of any intention on the part of the BSA to promote such a tool.
I am buying a new build flat in Barking. 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.
Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Barking
Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.
I opted to have a survey done on a property in Barking before retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to issue a loan on such a house.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Barking. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
My step-father has suggested that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Barking. Should I use them?
No doubt the ideal way to choose a conveyancing practitioner is to have guidance from friends or relatives who have actually previously instructed the conveyancer you're are thinking of instructing.
I happen to be an executor of my recently deceased parent's Will, with a house in Barking which will be sold. The house has never been registered at HMLR and I'm advised that many EAs will insist that it is completed before they will proceed. What's the mechanism for this?
In the circumstances that you have set out it seems prudent to seek to register in the names of the personal representative(s) as named in the probate and in their capacity as PRs. The Land Registry’s online guidance explains how to register for the first time and what is required re the deeds and forms. You would need to include and certified copy of the probate as well and complete the form FR1 to refer to the PRs as the applicant.