Finally the sale completed on my house in Kingston Vale last June but my buyer keeps SMS messaging daily to moan that her lawyer needs to hear from mine. What should have happened now that I have sold?
After completion of your house sale your solicitor is obliged to send the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Kingston Vale.
We are downsizing from our home in Kingston Vale and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any local conveyancer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers instructed a factory type conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Kingston Vale. We have lived in Kingston Vale for three years we know of no issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get confirmation that there is no issue.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing firm already. Are they able to advise? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)
I completed on my home on 14 June and my personal details is not yet registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Kingston Vale expressed confidence that it should be dealt with in a couple of weeks. Are transfers in Kingston Vale particularly slow to register?
There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Kingston Vale registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timeframes can differ according to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any interested persons or bodies. Currently roughly three quarters of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted delays. Registration occurs once the purchaser is living at the property thus an expedited registration is not always top priority but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Kingston Vale before retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some lenders may not grant a loan on a flying freehold premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate 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 Kingston Vale. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Kingston Vale especially if they are familiar with such properties in Kingston Vale.
I am using a search engine for the term conveyancing in Kingston Vale it brings up many solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancing solicitor for my move?
The ideal method of finding a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so enquire of friends and those you trust who have acquired a property in Kingston Vale or the respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Kingston Vale vary, so it's sensible to obtain a minimum of four estimates from varying types of conveyancers. Make sure that you clarify what costs in the quote includes.
I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Kingston Vale. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Kingston Vale conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Kingston Vale flat is 19 St. Margarets Crescent in August 2010. the tribunal was of the view that the premium to be paid by the leaseholder for the freehold reversion was £51,983.00 This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired lease term was 66.25 years.
When it comes to leasehold conveyancing in Kingston Vale what are the most common lease defects?
Leasehold conveyancing in Kingston Vale is not unique. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can result in certain clauses are not included. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:
A provision to repair to or maintain elements of the property
You may have a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Santander, Leeds Building Society, and Britannia all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease does not cover certain provisions they may refuse to provide security, forcing the purchaser to withdraw.