We are about to sign contracts for a ground floor flat in Strawberry Hill. We have hit a snag. Our mortgage offer with Godiva Mortgages Ltd expires on 2/9/2020 but the owners are suggesting a completion date of 4/9/2020. Is it possible to extend the loan offer?
The best person to address this question is your lawyer who will assess whether he or she is corresponding with the bank, owner’s conveyancers, property agents or possibly all three based on what has gone on in your conveyancing to date.
Should my solicitor be asking questions concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Strawberry Hill.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Strawberry Hill. Plenty of people will buy a property in Strawberry Hill, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.
Lawyers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a various searches that can be carried out by the buyer or by their solicitors which should figure out the risks in Strawberry Hill. The standard information supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a usual inquiry of the seller to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not notified by the vendor, then a purchaser may commence a legal claim for losses stemming from an incorrect answer. A buyer’s conveyancers should also carry out an environmental report. This will reveal if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries should be conducted.
It has been three months following my purchase conveyancing in Strawberry Hill concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
Hoping to buy a property located in Strawberry Hill and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Strawberry Hill. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Strawberry Hill area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Strawberry Hill. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandfather I am selling a property in Newport but reside in Strawberry Hill. My solicitor (approximately 300 miles from merequires that I sign a stat dec before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Strawberry Hill to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Strawberry Hill based
I own a leasehold flat in Strawberry Hill. Conveyancing and Barnsley Building Society mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in Strawberry Hill who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
First make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a Strawberry Hill conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
I am the proprietor of a second floor flat in Strawberry Hill. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the premium due for a lease extension?
You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Strawberry Hill conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a Strawberry Hill premises is Ground Floor Flat 91 Bath Road in May 2009. in a case where the freeholder could not be traced, the Brentford County Court ordered that the Lease be surrendered in return for the grant of a new lease of the Premises at a premium determined by the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. The tribunal concluded that the price payable by the Applicant for the new lease of the premises be £15,900 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 60.45 years.