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Examples of recent conveyancing in Buckden since February 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Buckden

Having sold my house in Buckden last June but the buyer keeps Skype messaging daily to moan that their lawyer is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Post completion of your disposal your conveyancer is duty bound to send the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. If applicable, your conveyancer should also send confirmation that the home loan has been repaid to the buyers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures just for conveyancing in Buckden.

A friend recommended that where I am buying in Buckden I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually quoted for as part of the standard Buckden conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing important information about Buckden around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Buckden.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my home can not be found. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Buckden 10 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

Assuming the title is registered the information relating to your proprietorship will be held by HMLR with a Title Number. It is easy to conduct a search at the Land Registry, find your house and order up to date copies of the property title for a small fee. If the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will in most cases retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for a small fee.

I am buying a new build flat in Buckden. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Buckden

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold 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? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Buckden is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Buckden are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Buckden you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Buckden may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Fifty years left on my lease in Buckden. I now want to get lease extension but my freeholder is absent. What options are available to me?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you have done all that could be expected to find the freeholder. In some cases an enquiry agent should be useful to carry out a search and to produce an expert document to be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor both on proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Buckden.

I invested in buying a split level flat in Buckden, conveyancing having been completed 6 years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Buckden with over 90 years remaining are worth £165,000. The ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2098

With 77 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £7,600 and £8,800 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Buckden

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Buckden practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • Wilkinson & Butler, Peppercorn House, 8 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1BH
  • Beacon Wealth Legal Ltd, 26 Market Square, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2PJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Buckden regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Buckden specialising in commercial conveyancing in Buckden. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Simon Merchant Property Solicitors, The Old Stables, Highfield Farm, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BN
  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • Wilkinson & Butler, Peppercorn House, 8 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1BH
  • Adlams Llp, 37b Market Square, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2AR

Typically, Buckden conveyancing for a sale has some of the following tasks

  • Solicitor instructed by the owners on acceptance of the offer
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related papers
  • Sending draft papers to the lawyer acting for the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and replying to supplemental questions from the buyer’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and repaying the home loan (where applicable)

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

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