Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Rush Green?
Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Rush Green your lawyer will ask you place them with funds to cover the search fees. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this will be needed immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.
We're in Rush Green, First time buyers buying with a mortgage (lender is Principality , and our solicitor is on the Principality conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Principality conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
My relative recommended that if I am purchasing in Rush Green I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
This is a search is usually quoted for as part of the standard Rush Green conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Rush Green around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Rush Green.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Rush Green?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Rush Green. 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…’
How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Rush Green and how can you help?
The particular law that you refer to gives security of tenure to business lessees, granting the a statutory right to apply to court for a new lease and continue in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Rush Green is one of the many locations in which our lawyers have offices
How does one remove a deceased person's details from the title register for a property in Rush Green?
If a Rush Green property is co-owned and one of the proprietors passes away, their name will not immediately be removed from the title deeds. You are not required to remove their name as in the event of a sale your lawyer would simply be required to supply proof why the co proprietor is not included in the transfer, such as a grant of probate.
With a view to making the sale conveyancing more straight forward in the future you may apply to have the deceased person removed from the title entries by submitting an application to HM Land Registry with proof of the death. There is no fee from the Registry for this service.