Are you able to recommend a Lloyds TSB Bank approved Hanworth conveyancing solicitor finish our house move within a very limited time frame? Am I best advised to choose a local Hanworth conveyancer or an online firm?
We can recommend some very good Hanworth conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the high street in Hanworth. Approach some well established law practices and request to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Discuss your time frames together with the reasons and get an assurance on speed. Select the one that you are most comfortable with.
I have Fifty Six years remaining on my lease and require a lease extension for my flat in Hanworth. Conveyancing solicitors on the Chelsea Building Society panel can deal with such extensions right?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 12/3/2023 the requirements read as follows :
I have todayfound out that Action Conveyancing have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Hanworth for a purchase of a freehold house 10 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?
The easiest way to see if the property is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Hanworth conveyancing specialists.
I was pointed in your direction by a number of selling agents in Hanworth to select a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to market your services rather than another?
We refuse to make any financial incentive for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
We're new on the property ladder - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent informed us that the seller will only go ahead if we appoint the agent's recommended solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a local conveyancer with experience of conveyancing in Hanworth
It is unlikely the vendors are driving this. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a serious buyer is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the owners direct and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are serious purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you are unencumbered (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you will continue to instruct your preferred Hanworth conveyancing firm - as opposed tothe ones that will earn their negotiator at the agency a commission or achieve conveyancing thresholds pre-set by HQ.
I have recently realised that I have 72 years remaining on my flat in Hanworth. I now want to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What are my options?
If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the Court. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the lessor. In some cases a specialist may be helpful to try and locate and prepare a report to be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Hanworth.
My wife and I have hit a brick wall in trying to reach an agreement for a lease extension in Hanworth. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Hanworth conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Hanworth residence is 147 Redford Close in June 2012. The Tribunal determined the lease extension premium to be at £4,200 This case related to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 82.93 years.