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  • 5 Regardless alternative companies inform you it just might be important to pop into your solicitor to sign contracts. There are enough parties engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the equation.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shepshed since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shepshed

I have given 2 months notice to my existing landlord and must vacate my rented flat in Shepshed by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase is progressing. Can I complete in 4 weeks as don't want to have to find temporary accommodation?

The normal practice is not to serve notice on a rental unless exchange of contracts has taken place. Assuming that you have not already done so, speak to your conveyancer and urge them to they chase the sellers solicitors, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will work towards

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Santander, do Shepshed conveyancers face an annual charge to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to register on their panel, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

My fiancee and I are in the throws of looking at houses in Shepshed and I am about to put in an offer. Is it advisable to have my solicitor on ‘stand by’? I will be getting a mortgage with Nationwide.

You should start requesting conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the EA. Given that you are seeking a mortgage with Nationwide, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

Aldermore have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a property in Shepshed has been agreed to, what are the next steps?

The estate agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (make sure the property lawyers are on the lender’s approved list). Call up Aldermore or your broker and finalise any appropriate documentation. Aldermore will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or vendor to arrange an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average ten days to get a mortgage offer. Aldermore will send the offer to you and your property lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Shepshed.

What does a local search reveal concerning the house my wife and I purchasing in Shepshed?

Shepshed conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Searches UK The local search is essential in every Shepshed conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Shepshed I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Shepshed in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

My brother has encouraged me to instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in Shepshed. Should I find my own conveyancer?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Shepshed conveyancing lawyer the ideal way to find a conveyancing practitioner is to have referrals from friends or family who have previously instructed the firm that you are contemplating using.

I want to let out my leasehold flat in Shepshed. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

A lease dictates the relationship between the freeholder and you the leaseholder; specifically, it will indicate if subletting is not allowed, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no expres ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in Shepshed do not prevent an absolute prevention of subletting – such a provision would adversely affect the market value the property. In most cases there is simply a requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a duplicate of the sublease.

Shepshed Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should consider before buying

    For many Shepshed leaseholds the cost for major works are not included within maintenance charges, albeit that there some managing agents in Shepshed require leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund and this is used to offset against larger works. Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability? Be sure to enquire if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. By way of example it is very common in Shepshed leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in Shepshed. If you love the flatin Shepshed yet your dog can’t make the move with you then you will be faced difficult decision.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shepshed regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shepshed but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Hawley & Rodgers, 19-23 Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DY
  • Straw & Pearce, 18 Rectory Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UU
  • Julie K Brown Ltd, 18 Rectory Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UU
  • David C Partridge Limited, 18 Rectory Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UU
  • David T Leigh Limited, 18 Rectory Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UU

Planning law solicitors in Shepshed regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Shepshed with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Bird Wilford & Sale, 19-20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD

Home buying conveyancing in Shepshed usually comprises the following:

  • Solicitor instructed by the buyer once the offer has been accepted
  • Checking the title unregistered or registered
  • Undertaking Shepshed conveyancing searches for the property
  • Assessing draft contract pack and other documentation received from the owner’s lawyer
  • Raising queries with the vendor’s lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Assessing replies provided by the owner to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if applicable)
  • Preparing and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; reporting to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the home loan (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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