Do I have to attend the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Rochester so that I can attend their offices if required.
As opposed to 12 years ago, almost all mortgage companies no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the mortgagors signature. It will still be necessary for you to supply identification documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a locally based practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Rochester.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Rochester?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Rochester. 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…’
Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £195,000 and found one close by in Rochester I like with open areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Rochester for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?
Should you require a home loan that many years will be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for at least twenty four months you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.
What does commercial conveyancing in Rochester cover?
Non domestic conveyancing in Rochester incorporates a wide range of services, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.
We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, but the property agent advised that the vendor will only proceed if we use the agent's chosen lawyers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Rochester
It is highly unlikely the vendors are behind this. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a genuine purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the owners direct and make the point that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you have nothing to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you intend to use your preferred Rochester conveyancing lawyers - rather thanthe ones that will earn the estate agent a commission or hit his conveyancing targets set by HQ.
I am looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Rochester who is on the lender approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a Rochester 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 the lender who conduct conveyancing in Rochester. We dont recommend any particular solicitor.