What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Golders Green? Why is this being asked of me?
Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identification documents of the potential client they are dealing with prior to agreeing to accepting their conveyancing retainer. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign should confirm this. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the CML Lenders Handbook requirements last updated on 1st December 2014. Should you are unwilling to provide identification documents, your solicitor would not be able to act for you.
What does a local search inform me regarding the property we're purchasing in Golders Green?
Golders Green conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations such as Xpress Legal The local search plays an important part in many a Golders Green conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (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 headings.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Golders Green before appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a mortgage on such a property.
It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Golders Green. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Golders Green to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
How do I identify a Golders Green law firm on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel? I am a keen cyclist and am prepared to travel upto 20miles to meet the conveyancer.
You can use the search on this website. Please choose the mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Golders Green conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have detailed some Golders Green conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can ring them to see whether they are on the Clydesdale panel
Expecting to exchange soon on a basement flat in Golders Green. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they report fully next week. What should I be looking out for?
Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Golders Green should include some of the following:
Rent payments - what is payable and when is collected, and also know whether this is subject to change What you can do if a neighbour is in violation of a provision in their lease? Defining your rights in respect of the communal areas in the block.E.G., does the lease grant a right of way over an accessway or hallways? Does the lease prevent you from renting out the flat, or working from home
Following months of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Golders Green. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
if there is a absentee landlord or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the LVT to decide the price payable.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a Golders Green flat is Flat A 372 Cricklewood Lane in January 2013. The Tribunal decided that the premium for the extended lease should be £5,750.00 and that the terms of the new lease should be those set out in annex to the decsion This case affected 1 flat.
My boyfriend is buying a basement flat in Golders Green. He was given a quote by the conveyancing practitioner connected to the selling agents and it came to £1245 . It was ten years ago I sold and purchased a property and the bill was £450. Have charges really increased to that extent?
What does the conveyancing estimate include? Is it just for the legal fees, or what you will be paying in total (for example Golders Green searches, land registry fees, etc)