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Reasons to use our Blakeney conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Excellent communication and a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Blakeney home moves can become a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors are based in Blakeney - if so sets of solicitors are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 3 The firms identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 No matter what any other lawyers may claim it could be necessary to pop into your lawyer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without needing to add Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 5 Blakeney solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Blakeney conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your home move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Blakeney since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blakeney

The housing market in Blakeney is heating up. What can I do to speed up matters?

In the event that you are under pressure for your conveyancing it is advisable to make sure that your solicitor is familiar with the area as they will benefit local relationships and intelligence. It is even conceivable that they may have transacted previousproperties in the same street. Therefore consider using a Blakeney conveyancing lawyer. Second, double check that the lawyer is on the lender panel. It is said that 18% of Blakeney conveyancing deals are held up or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s conveyancer was not on their mortgage lender’s member panel. This can often result in the legal process being frustrated by an average of 21 days. It is said that this issue affects in the region of one hundred thousand home moves annually. Most Blakeney conveyancing practices can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check as early as possible.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Blakeney?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Blakeney. 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…’

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Blakeney. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 legal work.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Blakeney

    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. 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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

I am looking for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one close by in Blakeney I like with amenity areas and transport links nearby, however it's only got 51 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Blakeney for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

If you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business offices in Blakeney and how can you help?

The 1954 Act affords security of tenure to commercial leaseholders, giving them the legal entitlement to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Blakeney is one of the many areas of the UK in which our lawyers are located

I am hoping to complete next month on a studio apartment in Blakeney. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they are sending me a report on Monday. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Blakeney should include some of the following:

    Repair and maintenance of the property Are you allowed to have a pet in the flat? What you can do if a neighbour breaches a clause of their lease? The unexpired lease term. You should receive guidance as what happens when the lease ends, and aware of the importance of not letting the lease term falling below eighty years Setting out your rights in relation to common areas in the building.By way of example, does the lease include a right of way over an accessway or hallways?
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Blakeney please enquire of your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in Blakeney.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Blakeney - Examples of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    It is important to be aware if window replacement or some other major work is due shortly to be shared by the leaseholders and may well dramatically impact the level of the maintenance charges or require a one off invoice. You will want to find out as much as possible concerning the company managing the building as they will either make life much easier or uncomfortable. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to day to day matters such as the upkeep of the common parts. Ask other people what they think of their management. Finally, investigate as to the dates that the service fees are due to the managing agents and precisely what you get for your money. What prohibitions are there in the Blakeney Lease?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Blakeney specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Blakeney specialising in commercial conveyancing in Blakeney. This should include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Blakeney regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Blakeney but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Dean Conveyancing, 1 Regents Walk, GL15 5RF

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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