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Reasons to use our Mancot conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the the lawyers for the other party are located in Mancot - if so sets of lawyers will be on good working terms
  • 2 Personal touch and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Mancot property deals can become significantly more complicated as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Mancot will be carried out by a conveyancer on your lender’s member panel.
  • 4 Mancot property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Mancot conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 5 Mancot property lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mancot since June 2022*

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Hamilton Avenue, CH5 2PA completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £215,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Transfer

of semi property, The Ridgeway, CH5 3ES completing on 29/06/2022 at a price of £132,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of semi property, Strickland Street, CH5 1AN completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £103,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Purchase

of apartment Wellington Street CH5 1AH, sold for £68,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mancot

I own a freehold residence in Mancot yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Mancot and has limited impact for conveyancing in Mancot but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 is to be extinguished.

What will a local search reveal concerning the house we're buying in Mancot?

Mancot conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Searchflow The local search plays an important part in most Mancot conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search should supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic areas.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Mancot benefiting from help to buy. The developers would not budge the amount so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not reveal to my conveyancer about the deal as it may impact my loan with the bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Mancot in advance of instructing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some lenders will not issue a mortgage on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Mancot. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Mancot to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

Do I need to be concerned about estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending a factory type conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Mancot conveyancing practice?

As with many professional services, often recommendations from relatives can be very helpful. Yet there are numerous parties with a vested interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, mortgage brokers and banks might all put forward solicitors to select. Sometimes the lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there is an underlying commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You are free to appoint your preferred conveyancer. Don't forget that many mortgage providers specify a panel list of lawyers you have to use for the lender related work in your conveyancing.

I have recently realised that I have Sixty One years left on my lease in Mancot. I now want to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the magistrate. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to locate the landlord. In some cases an enquiry agent may be helpful to carry out a search and prepare a report which can be used as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer both on devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Mancot.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Mancot - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Please note that where the lease has no more than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the value of the apartment. It is worth checking with your lender that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. Leases with fewer than 80 years remaining means that you will most likely require a lease extension at some point and it is worth discovering what this will be. Remember, in most cases you will be be obliged to have been the owner of the residence for 24 months before you are entitled to carry out a lease extension. What prohibitions exist in the Mancot Lease? Is there a share of the freehold?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Mancot regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Mancot but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • E A Harris & Co Limited, Transport House, 52-54 Chester Road East, Shotton, Deeside, Conwy, CH5 1QA
  • Cross Solicitors, 2 High Street, Connah's Quay, Deeside, Clwyd, CH5 4DA
  • Macaskill's, 19a Brunswick Road, Buckley, Flintshire, CH7 2ED
  • Pda Law Solicitors Limited, Crown Buildings, 121a Saughall Road, Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 5ET
  • The Roland Partnership, St Mark's House, 52 St Mark's Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 8DQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Mancot regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Mancot specialising in commercial conveyancing in Mancot. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • E A Harris & Co Limited, Transport House, 52-54 Chester Road East, Shotton, Deeside, Conwy, CH5 1QA
  • Macaskill's, 19a Brunswick Road, Buckley, Flintshire, CH7 2ED
  • Pda Law Solicitors Limited, Crown Buildings, 121a Saughall Road, Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 5ET
  • Storrar Cowdry & Co Limited, India House, 16 White Friars, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1NZ
  • Hillyer Mckeown Llp, Gorse Stacks House, George Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3EQ

Planning law solicitors in Mancot regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Mancot practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Oliver & Co Solicitors Ltd, Douglas House, 117 Foregate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1HE
  • Aaron & Partners Llp, Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1HG

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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