Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Upminster costs more?
In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Upminster and London usually requires more hours of investigation compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes analysing the lease terms, communicating with the landlord concerning serving required notices, securing up-to-date service charge and management information, procuring the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first granted.
I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require this when purchasing a house in Upminster? or I am told that there is an ancient law that could mean that homeowners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Upminster?
Unless a prior acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you may take it that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Upminster to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Upminster ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not issue a loan on this type of house.
It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Upminster. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Upminster to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
I have been recommended by a number of selling agents in Upminster to select a property lawyer on your site. Is there a financial incentive for Estate Agents to offer your services over a competitor’s?
We refuse to make any financial incentive for directing people in our direction. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission because members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
As co-executor for the will of my father I am selling a house in Newport but I am based in Upminster. My conveyancer (who is 235 kilometers from merequires that I execute a statutory declaration before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Upminster who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Upminster
Would local authority consent be required to convert a house into a couple of flats in Upminster? This has taken place to a property opposite to my house in Upminster and was not aware of it happening until the works were finished.
Planning Permission yes. Building Regulations yes.