I have 7378 less than 75 years remaining on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Blackwall. Conveyancing solicitors on the Chelsea Building Society panel can deal with such extensions correct?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 9/7/2020 the requirements read as follows :
I require fast conveyancing in Blackwall as I am under pressure to exchange contracts in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
If.Given you are not getting a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Blackwall the following are examples of what can appear and adversely impact the marketability of the property: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Blackwall?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Blackwall. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
Am I right to be wary that 3rd parties that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use an internet conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Blackwall conveyancing company?
As with lots of service providers, often suggestions from connections can be very helpful. But there are numerous people with a vested interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, mortgage brokers and mortgage companies may put forward conveyancers to instruct. On occasion these solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there is an underlying commercial relationship behind the recommendation. You are at liberty to select your preferred lawyer. Don't forget that some mortgage providers specify a panel list of lawyers you are obliged to use for the mortgage aspect of your transaction.
Is it best to use a Blackwall conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am purchasing? An old friend can conduct the conveyancing however her office is 200kilometers drive away.
The primary upside of using a high street Blackwall conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, hand in your ID and pester them if necessary. Having local Blackwall know how is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If other friends have used your friend and in the main were happy that must outweigh using an unknown Blackwall conveyancing solicitor just because they are Blackwall based.
My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Blackwall. I need to find out if they are listed on the bank's approved list of lawyers. Can you assist?
One option is to phone your lawyer to check if they are on the bank's approved list. Alternatively please call us and we can make some checks for you. Should the firm not be on the lender panel we can certainly arrange a specialist conveyancing solicitor in Blackwall on the panel for your lender.