I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must leave my let out apartment in Strawberry Hill by 10/3/2021. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. Can I complete in six weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?
The normal practice is not to serve notice for your letting until your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, update to your conveyancer and ask them to they seek the assistance the other side, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will work towards
Completed the sale of my flat in Strawberry Hill last March but my buyer keeps e-mailing me complaining that his lawyer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?
Following your sale your solicitor is duty bound to send the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Where appropriate, your lawyer must also confirm that the home loan has been discharged to the buyers conveyancers. There are no post completion tasks peculiar conveyancing in Strawberry Hill.
Should my lawyer be asking questions regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Strawberry Hill.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes 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 destruction, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the purchaser.
Conveyancers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that may be carried out by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Strawberry Hill. The standard property information forms supplied to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard inquiry of the owner to determine if the property has historically flooded. If the premises has been flooded in past and is not notified by the vendor, then a purchaser may issue a claim for damages as a result of such an inaccurate answer. A buyer’s solicitors will also conduct an enviro search. This will disclose if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be conducted.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Strawberry Hill. 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.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Strawberry Hill
Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? 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. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.
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I am hoping to complete next month on a garden flat in Strawberry Hill. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they are sending me a report next week. What should I be looking out for?
Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Strawberry Hill should include some of the following:
You should receive a copy of the lease Responsibility for repairing the window frames The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Whether the lease restricts you from renting out the property, or having a home office for business You should know if the lease allows you to change or upgrade aspects of the premises- you should know whether any restrictions relates to all alterations or just structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required
I am the proprietor of a a ground floor purpose built flat in Strawberry Hill. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the amount due for the purchase of the freehold?
You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Strawberry Hill conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal 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 affected 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 60.45 years.