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  • 1 Freshwater Bay solicitors work in conjunction with Freshwater Bay estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 2 Excellent communication together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Freshwater Bay conveyancing can be made a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Freshwater Bay
  • 4 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Freshwater Bay regulated and authorised by the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 Freshwater Bay conveyancers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Freshwater Bay since November 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Freshwater Bay

I am the registered owner of a freehold premises in Freshwater Bay but still invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Freshwater Bay and has limited impact for conveyancing in Freshwater Bay but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

I am planning to acquire a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Freshwater Bay who is on the Platform Home Loans Ltd solicitor. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Platform Home Loans Ltd in certain locations such as Freshwater Bay. We dont recommend any particular firm.

It has been 2 months since my purchase conveyancing in Freshwater Bay took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Freshwater Bay. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Freshwater Bay

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one near me in Freshwater Bay I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, however it's only got 61 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Freshwater Bay for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

I have just started marketing my ground floor flat in Freshwater Bay. Conveyancing has not commenced, however I have just received a yearly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is discharge the invoice as normal given that all rents and service invoices will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Freshwater Bay Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    It is important to be aware whether a new roof is being installed or some other significant cost is due shortly to be shared amongst the tenants and may well dramatically impact the level of the maintenance charges or result in a specific payment. Is there a share of the freehold? For many Freshwater Bay leaseholds the cost for major works are not included within maintenance charges, albeit that there some managing agents in Freshwater Bay require leasehold owners to contribute towards a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger works.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Freshwater Bay

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Freshwater Bay practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Hugh Whitlock Solicitors, 44 High Street, Milford On Sea, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 0QD
  • Scott Bailey Llp, 63 High Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9ZT
  • Clive Sutton Solicitor, 3 The Old Print Works, 85b High Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9AN

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Freshwater Bay?

Licensed Conveyancers support the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales as well as Freshwater Bay. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you should:
  • Have an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Be supplied with a timeous, independent and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Freshwater Bay about your conveyancing in Freshwater Bay.

Residential in Freshwater Bay is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the property lawyer representing the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to supplemental enquires from the purchaser’s property lawyer
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the owner, the estate agent and repaying the home loan (if applicable)

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

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