Can the conveyancing solicitors to be found on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Basildon?
We know of a few niche lawyers we can connect you with those conducting auction conveyancing. Basildon is just one of hundreds of locations where our lawyers cover.
I am planning to acquire a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Basildon who is on the Britannia approved. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Britannia in certain locations such as Basildon. We dont recommend any particular firm.
Should our conveyancer be making enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Basildon.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers dealing with homes in Basildon. There are those who acquire a property in Basildon, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the property. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.
Lawyers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that may be undertaken by the buyer or by their solicitors which can figure out the risks in Basildon. The conventional set of information supplied to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard question of the seller to discover if the property has suffered from flooding. If the residence has been flooded in past which is not notified by the owner, then a purchaser may commence a claim for damages as a result of such an inaccurate answer. The buyer’s solicitors may also conduct an enviro report. This will indicate if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be initiated.
It has been four months following my purchase conveyancing in Basildon took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
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I have just started marketing my basement flat in Basildon. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have recently received a quarterly maintenance charge invoice – Do I pay up?
Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should discharge the service charge as usual as all rents and maintenance invoices should be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Basildon - Sample of Queries before buying
If a Basildon lease has no more than 80 years it will impact the value of the property. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are happy with remaining years on the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely have to extend the lease at some point and you need to have some idea of how much this would cost. Remember, in most cases you would need to own the residence for two years in order to be eligible to extend the lease. How much is the service charge and ground rent on the apartment? For many Basildon leaseholds the outlay for major works are not included within service charges, albeit that some managing agents in Basildon require tenants to pay into a sinking fund and this is used to offset against major repairs or maintenance.