I was notified yesterday by my estate agent that my Isle of Sheppey the law firm I have appointed is not on the bank Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?
The first thing you need to do is to call your Isle of Sheppey lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your mortgage company.
We wanted to use a property lawyer in Isle of Sheppey for our house purchase. Our financial adviser has since advised us that our bank The Royal Bank of Scotland won't deal with them. Surely this is unfair competition?
A lender can direct that an approved conveyancer act for it. You would be expected to bear the charges for this. Please make use of our tool to select a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey on the The Royal Bank of Scotland conveyancing panel.
Forgive me if this question is silly but I am wet behind the ears as FTB of a garden flat in Isle of Sheppey. Do I collect the keys to the premises on completion from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Isle of Sheppey?
On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the vendor’s conveyancers, and once they have received this, you should be called to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen early afternoon.
A relative informed me that in buying a property in Isle of Sheppey there may be various restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external alterations to a property. Is this right?
We are aware of a number of properties in Isle of Sheppey which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
We are purchasing a victorian detached house in Isle of Sheppey. The intention is to an extension at the rear at the house.Will legal investigations on the property involve checks to determine if these works are allowed?
Your solicitor should check the deeds as conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey can occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain changes or require the consent of another owner. Many works call for local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Isle of Sheppey and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Isle of Sheppey area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Isle of Sheppey. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Isle of Sheppey for my house move. Is there any facility to see a firm’s record with the legal regulator?
One can find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could monitor telephone calls for training reasons.
My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing and Virgin Money mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1991. The conveyancing solicitor in Isle of Sheppey who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?
First contact the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Isle of Sheppey conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing
Most Isle of Sheppey leasehold properties will incur a service bill for maintenance of the block set by the landlord. Where you purchase the flat you will have to meet this charge, usually in instalments throughout the year. This may be anything from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built buildings. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay yearly, ordinarily this is not a large amount, say around £25-£75 but you should to enquire as occasionally it can be prohibitively expensive. It would be a good idea to discover if the the lease includes any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example some leases prohibit pets being allowed in in a block in Isle of Sheppey. If you love the propertyin Isle of Sheppey however your cat is not allowed to live with you then you will be faced difficult determination. In the main the cost for major works are not wrapped into the service charges, albeit that some managing agents in Isle of Sheppey require tenants to pay into a sinking fund and this is used to offset against larger repairs or maintenance.