Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Kingsnorth?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Kingsnorth. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I am buying a new build apartment in Kingsnorth. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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.
Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Kingsnorth
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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Kingsnorth is where the house is located. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Kingsnorth are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Kingsnorth you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Kingsnorth may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.
Is it possible to swap conveyancer as I need to retain a firm on the Britannia conveyancing list. I hired a family conveyancing solicitor in Kingsnorth round the corner but she is not approved by Britannia
We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Kingsnorth on the Britannia panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we on the directory do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Kingsnorth. Using search facility on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Kingsnorth.
In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandmother I am disposing of a residence in Newport but live in Kingsnorth. My solicitor (who is 260 kilometers awayrequires that I execute a statutory declaration before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Kingsnorth to witness this legal document for me?
strictly speaking you are not likely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Kingsnorth
My husband and I may need to sub-let our Kingsnorth garden flat temporarily due to a new job. We instructed a Kingsnorth conveyancing firm in 2001 but they have since shut and we did not have the foresight to get any guidance as to whether the lease allows us to sublet. How do we find out?
Some leases for properties in Kingsnorth do contain a provision to say that subletting is only allowed with permission. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to review references. Experience suggests that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting permission.
Kingsnorth Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing
Plenty Kingsnorth leasehold apartments will incur a service bill for maintenance of the block invoiced by the management company. Where you purchase the flat you will have to meet this charge, usually in instalments throughout the year. This could vary from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built blocks. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a significant figure, say approximately £25-£75 but you should to check as occasionally it could be many hundreds of pounds. Does the lease include onerous restrictions? Generally speaking the outlay for major works tend not to be incorporated into the maintenance charges, although there some managing agents in Kingsnorth require leaseholders to pay into a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for larger works.