My partner and I are purchasing our first house. The lawyer has messagedto ask if we would like to purchase additional conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's appropriate for conveyancing in Manor Park
The range of Manor Park conveyancing searches should be dictated primarily on the premises, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your knowledge of the area and risks, your general approach to risk. What matters is that you adequately appreciate what information each search could give you. Then you can make a decision if you personally think you need that information. If in doubt, ask your conveyancer to advise.
Having sold my house in Manor Park last September but my buyer keeps texting daily to say her solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?
Following your disposal your solicitor is duty bound to send the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been discharged to the buyers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion steps just for conveyancing in Manor Park.
A colleague suggested that if I am purchasing in Manor Park I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Manor Park conveyancing searches. It is a large document of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Manor Park around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Manor Park Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Manor Park.
I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Manor Park. I now require my papers but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Manor Park of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I'm converting the mortgage on my primary property to a BTL mortgage with Bank of Ireland and intend to use the remaining equity towards further property. The location we are interested in is Manor Park. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and link together the transactions?
Make use of our search tool on this page to be sure that the lawyers are approved by both lenders. On the basis that they are the solicitor should be able to connect the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you solicitor and make apparent your desired outcome and needs.
I only have Seventy years unexpired on my flat in Manor Park. I am keen to extend my lease but my landlord is absent. What are my options?
On the basis that 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 extended by the Court. You will be obliged to prove that you have done all that could be expected to track down the freeholder. On the whole a specialist should be useful to conduct investigations and to produce an expert document which can be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to devolving into the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Manor Park.
I have given up negotiating a lease extension in Manor Park. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?
Absolutely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Manor Park conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Manor Park property is 240 Strone Road in January 2014. the tribunal held that the price to be paid for the freehold interest was£23,538 of which£13,017 is attributable to the ground floor flat and £10,521 to the first floor flat. This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 65.5 years.