Completed the sale of my flat in Bedmond last October yet the purchaser is SMS messaging every few hours complaining that his solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What should my lawyer have done now that I have sold?
Following your disposal your conveyancer should forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Where appropriate, your lawyer should also confirm that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been repaid to the buyers conveyancers. There are no post completion tasks unique to conveyancing in Bedmond.
Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a searchable register to to identify law firms on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel for example in Bedmond?
We have not been informed any plans on the part of the BSA to develop such a tool.
I am buying a new build flat in Bedmond. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.
Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Bedmond
The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.
I decided to have a survey completed on a property in Bedmond prior to instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will not give a loan on a flying freehold home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Bedmond. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Bedmond for my home move. Can I review a firm’s record with the legal regulator?
One can read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from investigations commenced on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded telephone calls for training purposes.
Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Bedmond conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?
If you are instructing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Bedmond conveyancing practice) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you speak with two or three firms including non Bedmond conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be useful:
If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?
Bedmond Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries before buying
This question is useful as a) areas may cause problems in the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate where maintenance are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will wish to have all the details Does the lease have in excess of 90 years left? How much is the ground rent and service charge?