We note that you have a search directory listing firms on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Paddock Wood?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Paddock Wood.
I am purchasing a house and the lawyer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the property could be obligated to pay given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has recommended insurance. Is this strictly necessary for conveyancing in Paddock Wood
Unless a previous purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you could take it that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Paddock Wood to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Paddock Wood. Now, I need my files but the law firm has closed. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Paddock Wood of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
How does conveyancing in Paddock Wood differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build property in Paddock Wood come to us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because new home sellers in Paddock Wood typically buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Paddock Wood or who has acted in the same development.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Paddock Wood is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?
Flying freeholds in Paddock Wood are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Paddock Wood you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Paddock Wood 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 wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Paddock Wood. Conveyancing and Birmingham Midshires mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in Paddock Wood who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. You do not need to instruct a Paddock Wood conveyancing firm to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Paddock Wood - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing
What prohibitions are there in the Paddock Wood Lease? The best form of lease structure is if the freehold title is in the ownership of the leaseholders. In this situation the lessees enjoy control and notwithstanding that a managing agent is usually retained if it is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?