I have given 2 months notice to my existing landlord and must vacate my let out flat in Gants Hill by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. Is it possible to complete in six weeks as I wish to avoid having to find temporary accommodation?
The normal practice is not to serve notice for your lease until you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not previously done so, contact to your conveyancer and ask them to they seek the assistance the sellers lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will work towards
We are purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Gants Hill who is on the Clydesdale approved panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Clydesdale . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Gants Hill.
I am selling my house in Gants Hill. Does the lawyer need to be on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel in order to deal with repayment of my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently at the moment.
How does conveyancing in Gants Hill differ for newly converted properties?
Most buyers of new build property in Gants Hill come to us having been asked by the builder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is constructed. This is because builders in Gants Hill usually acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Gants Hill or who has acted in the same development.
I am a fortnight into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the selling agent to execute conveyancing in Gants Hill. We are not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?
A solicitor would need to be really bad in order to consider replacing them. Has your mortgage been generated? In the event that it has you need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the offer are issued to the new lawyers. The solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks panel to avoid supplemental fees and frustration. That should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool can assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Gants Hill
Expecting to exchange soon on a studio apartment in Gants Hill. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they are sending me a report next week. What should I be looking out for?
The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Gants Hill should include some of the following:
You should know whether the lease allows you to alter or improve anything in the property- you should know whether any restrictions relates to all alterations or limited to structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required Where does the liability rest for repairing the window frames You should have a good understanding of the insurance provisions The physical ownership of the demise. This may be the apartment itself but could also incorporate a loft or basement if relevant. Repair and maintenance of the property
Having spent months of dialogue we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Gants Hill. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
if there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the LVT to determine the amount due.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Gants Hill flat is 59 & 59a Clarendon Gardens in February 2014. The Tribunals valuation for the freehold was £30,073.00 The remaining number of years on the lease was 65 and 61.