We were just about to exchange contracts for a semi detached house in Royton. We encountered a stumbling block. The loan offer with The Royal Bank of Scotland runs out on 22/5/2023 but the sellers are insisting on a completion date of 24/5/2023. Is it possible to prolong the loan offer?
The person best placed to address this issue is your solicitors who will calculate whether they corresponding with the mortgage broker, owner’s representatives, selling agents or conceivably all three based on the history of your conveyancing as of today.
Our mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Royton but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Royton round the corner to me. Can you help?
Not all Royton conveyancing practitioners are approved and listed on all banks conveyancing panel. Please make use of our find an approved solicitor tool to choose a Royton conveyancing solicitor on the on the bank panel.
I am buying a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Royton. Our aim is to convert the garage to a playroom at the property.Will legal conveyancing on the property involve checks to determine if these alterations are allowed?
Your solicitor will check the registered title as conveyancing in Royton can sometimes identify restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain changes or necessitated the consent of a 3rd party. Certain extensions call for local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. It would be wise to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.
My husband and I are in the process of viewing flats in Royton and I am about to put in an offer. Is it best to have a solicitor on ‘stand by’? I am planning to take a home loan with Yorkshire BS.
It would be advisable to commence your search sooner rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their contact information on to the estate agent. Given that you are getting a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.
I recently had an offer agreed on an apartment in Royton. My financial adviser suggested a conveyancer. I paid an on account payment of £150. Soon after, the conveyancer called me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Santander conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Santander panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business offices in Royton and how can you help?
The 1954 Act provides security of tenure to business leaseholders, granting the dueness to make a request to court for a renewal lease and remain in occupation at the end of the lease term. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Royton is one of our hundreds of areas of the UK in which the firms we work with have offices
As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Newport but I am based in Royton. My conveyancer (approximately 260 miles from merequires that I execute a stat dec before completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Royton to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Royton based
How do I determine who owns a property in Royton?
As long as the property is recorded at HM Land Registry, and you have the specifics of the address of the property, you should be able to see details from the HM Land Registry of the recorded owner for a for less than a fiver.