A relative suggested that where I am purchasing in Erith I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Erith conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Erith around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Erith Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Erith Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Erith.
The deeds to my house are lost. The lawyers who handled the conveyancing in Erith 4 years ago have long since closed. What do I do?
You no longer need to hold title original deeds to evidence that you are the owner of your registered land or property, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.
How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business premises in Erith and how can you help?
The 1954 Act gives a safeguard to business lessees, giving them the dueness to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and help with commercial conveyancing in Erith
I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in Erith for my home move. Can I check a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?
Members of the public may see published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training purposes.
Following years of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Erith. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Erith conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Erith flat is Various @ Colombus Square in January 2012. the Tribunal calculated the premiums to be paid for new leases for each of the flats in Mariners Walk to be £3822 and the premium to be paid for the new lease of 2 Knights Court to be £4439. This case was in relation to 13 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 76 years.
When it comes to leasehold conveyancing in Erith what are the most common lease problems?
Leasehold conveyancing in Erith is not unique. Most leases are unique and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain clauses are wrong. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:
Repairing obligations to or maintain parts of the premises A duty to insure the building
A defective lease can cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Santander, Barnsley Building Society, and Bank of Ireland all have very detailed conveyancing instructions 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 buyer to pull out.
I am purchasing a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Erith who is on the bank solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for the bank who carry out conveyancing in Erith. We dont recommend any particular firm.