I am looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Pimlico who is on the Barnsley Building Society approved. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Barnsley Building Society in certain locations such as Pimlico. We dont recommend any particular firm.
Is it necessary to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when purchasing a residence in Pimlico?
Unless a prior acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you can take it that solicitors conducting conveyancing in Pimlico to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.
three months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Pimlico concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Pimlico and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Pimlico. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Pimlico area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Pimlico. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
I want to let out my leasehold flat in Pimlico. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?
A small minority of properties in Pimlico do contain a provision to say that subletting is only permitted with prior consent from the landlord. The landlord cannot unreasonably withhold but, in such cases, they would need to review references. Experience dictates that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting permission.
Despite our best endeavours, we have been unsuccessful in trying to reach an agreement for a lease extension in Pimlico. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
in cases where there is a missing landlord or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the LVT to decide the price payable.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Pimlico flat is Flats 12A & 19, Evelyn Mansions Carlisle Place in June 2009. The Tribunal held that the price to be paid for the new lease of Flat 12A is £168,824, For the other flat the price was set at £169,110 This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired term was 56 years.
My a dozen years ago. He has since got wed, divorced and is now married again. He now wishes to dispose of the Pimlico property. I think he will just be need to provide a copy of his marriage certificates to the conveyancer however he is concerned it will frustrate the conveyancing. Should he appoint a property lawyer to update the Land Registry documents for the property?
You are not required to update the title for the property on the basis that you have the proof required to demonstrate how the name change occurred.
The buyer’s lawyer will check the title information and requisition evidence by way of proof of the change of name for example marriage certificates.