Last July we completed a house move in Seven Kings. We have since encountered a number of problems with the house which we suspect were omitted in the conveyancing searches. Is there anything we can do? Can you clarify the nature of searches that should have been carried out for conveyancing in Seven Kings?
The query is not clear as to the nature of the problems and if they are unique to conveyancing in Seven Kings. Conveyancing searches and investigations undertaken during the legal transfer of property are designed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, a seller fills in a questionnaire referred to as a SPIF. answers turns out to be misleading, you could possibly take legal action against the seller for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Seven Kings.
Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Seven Kings even where I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for instance where I wish to acquire a shop in Seven Kings with a loan from Aldermore?
The service is primarily used to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Seven Kings but we have set out at the bottom of this page a few Seven Kings commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the solicitors directly to check if they can also act for Aldermore
My grandmother passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Seven Kings. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £4500. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Lloyds, pay off the mortgage. Is this allowed?
Given you intend to refinance then Lloyds will require that you use a conveyancer on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Lloyds conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Lloyds mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that may affect a commercial premises in Seven Kings?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Seven Kings will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Seven Kings. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Seven Kings.
For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Seven Kings it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Seven Kings commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Seven Kings.
I am buying a new build flat in Seven Kings. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.
Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Seven Kings
Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Please supply a car parking plan. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Seven Kings is where the house is located. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Seven Kings are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Seven Kings you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Seven Kings may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.