What does a local search reveal concerning the house my wife and I purchasing in Standish?
Standish conveyancing often starts with the submitting 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 Standish conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (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 thirteen topic areas.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Standish?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Standish. 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…’
I am buying a new build apartment in Standish. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.
Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Standish
Please supply a car parking plan. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.
I decided to have a survey done on a house in Standish ahead of instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a mortgage on such a home.
It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Standish. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Standish to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
Am I right to be concerned by third parties that I am dealing with are suggesting a factory type conveyancing firm as opposed to a local Standish conveyancing firm?
As is the case with lots of professional services, often input from family and friends can be very helpful. But there are lots of people with a keen interest in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, financial adviser and mortgage companies might all recommend conveyancers to appoint. Sometimes the lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but occasionally there may be a commercial relationship behind the recommendation. You are free to appoint your own lawyer. You need to be aware that the majority of mortgage providers specify a panel list of solicitors you have to use for the mortgage aspect of your home move.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a property in Cardiff but live in Standish. My solicitor (who is 260 miles awayrequires that I execute a statutory declaration before completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Standish who can attest this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Standish