The Pitsea conveyancing firm handling our Pitsea conveyancing has discovered a difference when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor says that he needs to ensure that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my solicitor’s stance appropriate?
Your conveyancer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.
Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Pitsea even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example if I intend to acquire an office in Pitsea with a loan from Barclays Direct?
Our search tool is mainly used to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Pitsea but we have recorded towards the bottom of this page some Pitsea commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the company directly to establish if they can also act for Barclays Direct
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Pitsea?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Pitsea. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
My husband and I are FTB’s - agreed a price, but the property agent has warned us that the vendor will only issue a contract if we use their chosen lawyers as they need a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor used to conveyancing in Pitsea
We suspect that the seller is not behind this ultimatum. Should the owner require ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you have nothing to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you are going to instruct your own,trusted Pitsea conveyancing firm - not the ones that will give their estate agent a referral fee or achieve conveyancing figures set by senior management.
Do you have any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Pitsea from the perspective of expediting the sale process?
- A significant proportion of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Pitsea can be avoided if you instruct lawyers as soon as your agents start advertising the property and ask them to collate the leasehold documentation which will be required by the purchasers’ solicitors. You believe that you know the number of years left on your lease but it would be advisable double-check by asking your solicitors. A buyer’s lawyer will be unlikely to recommend their client to where the remaining number of years is below 75 years. It is therefore important at an as soon as possible that you consider whether the lease requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your premises on the market for sale. Some Pitsea leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this is the case, it would be prudent to place the estate agents on notice to make sure that the purchasers obtain bank and professional references. The bank reference should make it clear that the buyer is able to meet the annual service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the buyers or their lawyers. If there is a history of any disputes with your landlord or managing agents it is essential that these are settled before the property is marketed. The buyers and their solicitors will be reluctant to purchase a property where there is a current dispute. You will have to accept that you will have to pay any arrears of service charge or settle the dispute prior to the buyers completing the purchase. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled ahead of the contract papers being issued to the buyers’ solicitors. You are still duty bound to disclose details of the dispute to the purchasers, but it is clearly preferable to reveal the dispute as historic as opposed to ongoing.
Leasehold Conveyancing in Pitsea - Sample of Queries Prior to buying
What restrictions are there in the Pitsea Lease? It would be prudent to find out as much as you can about the managing agents as they will either make your life much easier or much more difficult. As the owner of a leasehold property you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to daily issues like the upkeep of the communal areas. Ask other tenants if they are happy with them. Finally, be sure you understand the dates that the maintenance fees are due to the appropriate party and precisely what you get for your money. In the main the outlay for major works tend not to be included within service charges, albeit that some managing agents in Pitsea ask leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund created for the specific intention of establishing a fund for larger works.
I need to find a lender panel solicitor in Pitsea. Could you help me?
It is not clear why you need a Pitsea panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to the lender to find out which solicitors in Pitsea are on their panel . If you do find such a firm in Pitsea not listed please direct them to our site to list. At a fee of one pound per month it is not expensive to register on the site