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Examples of recent conveyancing in Feltham since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Feltham

Can the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service perform attended exchange conveyancing in Feltham?

There are a few conveyancing experts who can conduct 24hr exchanges. Do contact us to get a conveyancing quote and details as to availability.

I have Fifty Six years unexpired on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Feltham. Conveyancing solicitors on the The Mortgage Works panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. The Mortgage Works have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 24/7/2021 the requirements read as follows :

Minimum unexpired lease term is 70 years with 30 years remaining at the end of the mortgage term.
Where the unexpired lease term is different to that recorded on the mortgage offer, the following clarifies if we need to be informed:

Second hand property:
- If the unexpired lease term on the offer is 85 years or more - only advise us if the actual lease term is less than 85 years
- if the unexpired lease term on the offer is less than 85 years – advise us if the actual lease term is different than reported
- For equity share applications - advise us if the actual lease term is different than reported on the offer

New build property:
- If the unexpired lease term stated on the offer is 125 years (flat) / 250 years (house) or more - only advise us if the actual lease term is less than 125 years (flat) / 250 years (house)
- For equity share applications - always advise us if the actual lease term is different than reported on the offer

Lease terms such as ground rent and event fees must be reasonable at all times during the term of the lease and adhere to our requirements below. If you’re unsure as to whether the terms of a lease are unreasonable or onerous, please refer the details to us in plain English for Valuer consideration. If the potentially onerous terms are in relation to the ground rent please include the current ground rent figure per annum, how often it will be reviewed and the price structure it will be reviewed against. See the guidance below.

SECOND HAND PROPERTIES

Unacceptable - advise Originations (Will be declined):
- Unexpired lease term less than 70 years
- Less than 30 years remaining at the end of the mortgage term
- Ground Rent greater than 0.5% of the property value
- Ground Rent doubles less than every 20 years (e.g. doubles every 5, 10 or 15 years) - acceptable if doubles every 20 years or more
- Ground Rent is compounded RPI
- Ground Rent review period less than or equal to 5 years

Refer to Originations (Valuer will consider any impact on valuation figure and marketability):
- Unexpired lease term is 70 to 85 years
- Ground Rent greater than 0.1% and less than or equal to 0.5% of the property value
- Ground Rent escalation is linked to any indices greater than RPI
- Ground Rent escalation is linked to the value of the building*
- Ground Rent review period is greater than 5 and less than 10 years
- Event clauses exist for normal use e.g. changing the carpet, installing a TV aerial etc
- Estate Rent Charges greater than £500 p/a (please provide details of what the charges cover)
- Service Charges greater than 0.5% of property value p/a (please provide details of what the charges cover)
- Anything that appears onerous, unusual or out of the ordinary

Acceptable (no requirement to advise Originations):
- Unexpired lease term greater than 85 years
- Ground Rent less than or equal to 0.1% of the property value
- Ground Rent review period greater than or equal to 10 years
- Ground Rent escalation less than or equal to RPI

NEW BUILD PROPERTIES (includes office conversions)

Unacceptable - advise Originations (Will be declined):
- Unexpired lease term less than 125 years on a new build flat or less than 250 years on a new build house
- Starting Ground Rent greater than 0.1% of the property value
- Ground Rent review period less than or equal to 5 years
- Ground Rent doubles less than every 20 years (e.g. doubles every 5, 10 or 15 years) - acceptable if doubles every 20 years or more
- Ground Rent is compounded RPI

Refer to Originations (Valuer will consider any impact on valuation figure and marketability):
- Ground Rent is linked to any indices greater than RPI
- Ground Rent is linked to the value of the building*
- Event clauses exist for normal use e.g. changing the carpet, installing a TV aerial etc
- Estate Rent Charges greater than £500 p/a (please provide details of what the charges cover)
- Service Charges greater than 0.5% of property value p/a (please provide details of what the charges cover)
- Anything else appears onerous, unusual or out of the ordinary

Acceptable (no requirement to advise Originations):
- Unexpired lease term greater than or equal to 125 years on a new build flat or greater than or equal to 250 years on a new build house
- Starting Ground Rent less than or equal to 0.1% of the property value
- Ground Rent review period greater than 5 years
- Ground Rent escalation less than or equal to RPI

* Where the Ground Rent escalation is linked to the value of the building, please provide the following:
- How is the value of the block/unit currently calculated and if the assessment relates to the block(s), how is the Ground Rent calculated/apportioned per property?
- The current valuation and Ground Rent for each unit
- What is the mechanism for future valuations of the block and how is the Ground Rent calculated/apportioned?
- What is the right of appeal? And is this a documented process within the lease?
- Who bears the cost of the valuation (and appeal) process?
- Confirmation the review period is not less than twenty years

I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Feltham. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Feltham of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Feltham ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor has said that some lenders may refuse to issue a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Feltham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Feltham. I have chance upon a site which looks to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all the legals done via email that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Planning to exchange soon on a garden flat in Feltham. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

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

    What options are open to you if a neighbour breaches a clause of their lease? The length of the 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 Advice as to the provision as set out in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - in respect of the block, and the more general rights a lessee has The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Are pets allowed in the flat?
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Feltham please ask your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Feltham.

I am the proprietor of a two-bedroom flat in Feltham. In the absence of agreement between myself and the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?

in cases where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to judgment on the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Feltham premises is 147 Redford Close in June 2012. The Tribunal determined the lease extension premium to be at £4,200 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term was 82.93 years.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Feltham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Feltham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Feltham. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Owen White & Catlin Llp, Gavel House, 90-92 High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4ES
  • Blossom Law Solicitors Llp, Unit 18, Legacy House, Hanworth Trading Estate, Hampton Road West, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 6DH
  • Kapoor & Co, 6th Floor, Vista Office Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW4 6JQ
  • Pride Solicitors Limited, Unit 12 West Point, 328 Bath Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW4 7HW
  • Tallat Naveed Ltd, 302 Bath Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW4 7DN

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Feltham regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Feltham but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR

Planning law solicitors in Feltham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Feltham specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Jay Visva Solicitors, First Floor, 784 Uxbridge Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0RS
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Galloway Hughes Llp, Aissela, 46 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9QY
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG

Neighboring Locations

Hatton
Cranford
East Bedfont
Bedfont
Feltham
Lower Sunbury
Hanworth

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