Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Broughton Astley even if I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example where I wish to buy a shop in Broughton Astley with a loan from Leeds Building Society?
Our search tool is primarily utilised to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Broughton Astley but we have recorded at the end of this page some Broughton Astley commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the company directly to see if they can also act for Leeds Building Society
I have just over seventy years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my flat in Broughton Astley. Conveyancing solicitors on the Bank of Ireland panel can deal with such extensions right?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Bank of Ireland have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 12/10/2021 the requirements read as follows :
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Broughton Astley?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Broughton Astley. 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…’
How does conveyancing in Broughton Astley differ for newly converted properties?
Most buyers of new build residence in Broughton Astley contact us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is built. This is because builders in Broughton Astley usually acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Broughton Astley or who has acted in the same development.
I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £305k and found one near me in Broughton Astley I like with open areas and station nearby, however it only has 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Broughton Astley suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?
Should you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.
In relation to leasehold conveyancing in Broughton Astley what are the most common lease problems?
Leasehold conveyancing in Broughton Astley is not unique. All leases are unique and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are wrong. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:
You will have a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Santander, The Mortgage Works, and TSB all have very detailed requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is defective they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to withdraw.
Broughton Astley Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before buying
Who is in charge of the block? Best to be warned whether window replacement or some other significant cost is anticipated that will be shared between the tenants and will materially increase the the service fees or result in a one time payment. You should be aware if it is no more than eighty years it will affect the salability of the apartment. Check with your lender that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will probably require a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out what this would cost. For most Broughton Astleylease extensions you would need to own the residence for two years in order to be eligible to exercise a lease extension.