Having sold my house in Leytonstone last April but the buyer keeps texting me complaining that their lawyer needs to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?
Following your sale your lawyer is obliged to send the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also send confirmation that the mortgage has been redeemed to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks specific conveyancing in Leytonstone.
Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Leytonstone. My lender is Tesco Bank
Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 24/6/2022, the requirements read as follows :
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Leytonstone?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Leytonstone. 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…’
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Leytonstone is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Leytonstone are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Leytonstone you must be sure that your lawyer goes 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 Leytonstone may ascertain 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.
My company is intending to take an assignment of a lease of a shop on a shopping parade. Can you recommend lawyers offering competitive costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Leytonstone for under £2000?
We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Leytonstone, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are looking to buy or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will put you in touch with the right solicitor. As for the costs these will vary based on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Let us have your details or phone so as to enable us to furnish you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.
I need to change lawyers as my Leytonstone lawyer is not on the mortgage company's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. Is it practical to instruct different lawyers?
If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to do anything for you and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Leytonstone that you're thinking of instructing.