Completed the sale of my flat in Custom House last July yet the purchaser is whats apping every few hours complaining that her solicitor is waiting to hear from myconveyancer. What should have happened following completion?
After completion of your sale your solicitor should deliver the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer should also evidence that the mortgage has been repaid to the buyers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures specific conveyancing in Custom House.
I am purchasing a terraced house in Custom House. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Custom House you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Custom House.
There is lots of information on this site concerning conveyancing in Custom House but what is your top tip for appointing the right conveyancer in Custom House
Do not opt for the cheapest Custom House conveyancing quote. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.
We are purchasing a terrace house in Custom House. Our aim is to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will the conveyancing process include checks to ascertain if these works were previously refused?
Your solicitor should check the registered title as conveyancing in Custom House will sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which restrict certain works or necessitated the permission of another owner. Certain additions call for local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.
My solicitor has informed me that breach of easement insurance is required on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Custom House conveyancing?
The right level of breach of easement indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Halifax and Coventry Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.
What will a local search tell me about the house we're buying in Custom House?
Custom House conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for instance Searchflow The local search plays a central role in many a Custom House conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic sections.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Custom House?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Custom House. 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 the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial property in Custom House and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act affords a safeguard to business tenants, granting the a statutory right to apply to court for a new lease and continue in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act for protection and help with commercial conveyancing in Custom House