How up to date is your database of Selsdon solicitors on the Skipton conveyancing panel? Do Skipton send you an updated list?
Selsdon conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Skipton conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Skipton directly.
What is the best way to find out if the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Selsdon is on the mortgage lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Leeds Building Society thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in further legal fees.
You should take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Selsdon’ or your location and you will see a number of lawyer offices in Selsdon or near you.
I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and found one round the corner in Selsdon I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, however it's only got 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Selsdon in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?
Should you need a home loan the shortness of the lease may be problematic. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.
What does commercial conveyancing in Selsdon cover?
Non domestic conveyancing in Selsdon covers a broad array of guidance, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing business tenancies 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.
I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Selsdon. I happened to land on a web site which looks to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all this stuff completed via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
I own a leasehold flat in Selsdon. Conveyancing and Clydesdale mortgage went though with no issue. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
First make enquiries of the Land Registry to be sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Selsdon conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
I am the registered owner of a a ground floor purpose built flat in Selsdon. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium due for the purchase of the freehold?
in cases where there is a absentee landlord or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to assess the sum to be paid.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Selsdon residence is The Woodlands 95 Purley Park Road in April 2009. The Tribunals own valuation produced the figure of £37,912. This case was in relation to 6 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 78.32 years.