It is a dozen years since I acquired my property in Mortlake. Conveyancing solicitors have now been retained on the sale but I am unable to find the deeds. Will this cause complications?
Don’t worry too much. Firstly the deeds may be kept by the lender or they could stored with the lawyers who acted in the purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. Most conveyancing in Mortlake relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is unregistered it is more of a problem but is resolvable.
Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial property in Mortlake?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Mortlake will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Mortlake. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Mortlake.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Mortlake it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Mortlake commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Mortlake.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Mortlake. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.
Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Mortlake
Please supply a car parking plan. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. 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.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Mortlake is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Mortlake are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Mortlake you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Mortlake may determine 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 property.
My husband and I are 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been directed to solicitors by the high street agent to execute conveyancing in Mortlake. I am am very dissatisfied with the quality of service. Could you help me find new conveyancers?
They would have to be really poor to suggest diss instructing them. Has your mortgage been generated? In the event that it has you will need to advise them of the new conveyancer and ensure the offer are issued to the new lawyers. Your new solicitor ideally should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid added fees and delays. So that should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your home move in Mortlake
Living abroad I am unable to attend my Mortlake conveyancing solicitors office to execute documents for conveyancing in Mortlake – will this be an issue?
No. Mortlake conveyancing solicitors can handle conveyancing transactions for clients wider afield. You are unlikely to be required to meet your lawyer in the flesh at a Mortlake conveyancers office. They can deal with everything using post, email, telephone and fax.