What will a local search reveal regarding the house my wife and I purchasing in Hampstead?
Hampstead conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Searches UK The local search plays a central part in many a Hampstead conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (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 13 topic sections.
Have completed on a a semi-detached house in Hampstead , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Hampstead conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to check that my name is registered.
As far as conveyancing in Hampstead is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any third persons or bodies. As of today in the region of 80% of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted delays. Registration occurs once the purchaser has moved in to the premises so an expedited registration is not usually primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Hampstead. 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 legal work.
Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hampstead
Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?
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I only have Sixty One years remaining on my flat in Hampstead. I am keen to extend my lease but my landlord is absent. What are my options?
On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you have done all that could be expected to find the landlord. On the whole a specialist would be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report to be used as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to investigating the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Hampstead.
I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Hampstead. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Hampstead conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Hampstead flat is Raised Ground Floor Flat 20 Fitzjohns Avenue in July 2014. the Tribunal decided that the premiums to be paid for new leases in respect of the Raised Ground Floor Flat and the First Floor Flat were to be calculated as: Raised Ground Floor: £765,175.14 First Floor: £601,617.77 This case was in relation to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 16.83 and 16.43.
Finally our conveyancing in Hampstead is set to complete this Friday, but the person I am purchasing from has asked to move out the next day at afternoon. Can I agree to such a plan?
You can't complete on a Saturday due to the bank systems are not working.