Would the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in Hadley Wood?
We know of a number of niche practitioners we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Hadley Wood is just one of hundreds of locations in which our lawyers have offices.
Just acquired a semi-detached house in Hadley Wood , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Hadley Wood conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure the post completion formalities are addressed.
There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Hadley Wood registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any third parties. Currently approximately three quarters of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be protracted hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the new owner has moved in to the property so post completion formalities is not typically an essential issue but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor can speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.
I'm buying a new build house in Hadley Wood with a loan from Bank of Scotland. The sellers refused to budge the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent told me not disclose to my solicitor about this side-deal as it may adversely affect my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one close by in Hadley Wood I like with a park and station nearby, however it only has 61 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Hadley Wood in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?
Should you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for at least twenty four months you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.
I am using a search engine for the phrase on line conveyancing in Hadley Wood it brings up numerous property lawyerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancing solicitor for purchase transaction?
The ideal way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via personal recommendation, so seek the counsel of colleagues and relatives who have purchased a property in Hadley Wood or the respected estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Hadley Wood differ, so it's sensible to request a minimum of four fee estimates from different solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the fees are fixed.
What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Hadley Wood conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?
When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Hadley Wood conveyancing firm) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Hadley Wood conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be useful:
How experienced is the practice with lease extension legislation? How many lease extensions have they carried out in Hadley Wood in the last twenty four months?
I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a Hadley Wood conveyancing firm to help?
in cases where there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to assess the amount due.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a Hadley Wood flat is Flat 2 2 Netherfield Road in April 2010. The Tribunale held that premium payable for a 90 year extension to the existing Lease should be £7,705. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired term was 76 years.