Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial site in Hounslow?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Hounslow will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Hounslow. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Hounslow.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Hounslow it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Hounslow commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Hounslow.
I decided to have a survey done on a property in Hounslow ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend not give a loan on such a house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can look into this further with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hounslow. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I have been pointed in your direction by a few selling agents in Hounslow to choose a conveyancer using your seach tool. Is there a financial inducement for Estate Agents to offer your services over another?
We refuse to give any referral fee for directing people to this site. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Hounslow it reveals numerous conveyancersin the vicinity. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for my move?
The preferential way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and those you trust who have bought a property in Hounslow or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Hounslow differ, so it's advisable to request a minimum of three costs illustrations from different property lawyers. Be sure to secure confirmation what costs in the quote includes.
What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a Hounslow conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Hounslow conveyancing firm) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you speak with two or three firms including non Hounslow conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:
What volume of lease extensions have they carried out in Hounslow in the last twenty four months?
I own a basement flat in Hounslow. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum due for a lease extension?
if there is a absentee freeholder or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to arrive at the price payable.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Hounslow premises is Ground Floor Flat 91 Bath Road in May 2009. in a case where the freeholder could not be traced, the Brentford County Court ordered that the Lease be surrendered in return for the grant of a new lease of the Premises at a premium determined by the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. The tribunal concluded that the price payable by the Applicant for the new lease of the premises be £15,900 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 60.45 years.
My dad purchased his flat in Hounslow eight years ago. He has since got married, widowed and is now remarried. He now wants to dispose of the Hounslow property. I suspect that he will simply be need to provide a copy of the marriage certificates to the conveyancing practitioner but he is anxious it will hold up the sale of the apartment. Is it worth updating the Land Registry documents for the property?
You are not required to update the title for the property providing you have the evidence needed to show how the change of name has come about.
Any buyer’s conveyancing practitioner should examine the land registry information and ask for evidence to establish the name change for instance marriage certificates.