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Examples of recent conveyancing in Waolstenholme since November 2023*

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Whitworth Road, OL12 0TB completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £79,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Purchase

of flat Bury Street OL10 4QF, sold for £86,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Acquisition

of flat Carlisle Street OL12 0SG, acquired for £110,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of flat Broadfield Street OL10 3DT, at sale sum of £170,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Waolstenholme

Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Waolstenholme even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I want to buy a shop in Waolstenholme with a mortgage from Leeds Building Society?

Our comparison service is primarily used to help choose residential conveyancing solicitors in Waolstenholme but we have listed towards the bottom of this page a selection of Waolstenholme commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the solicitors directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Leeds Building Society

The Waolstenholme conveyancing solicitors that just started acting on my house acquisition in Waolstenholme have without warning closed. They were on acting for me because I had to have a solicitor on the Barclays conveyancing panel and my preferred Waolstenholme lawyer was not. I paid them money in advance. What are my options?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then let them know immediately so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to reasons beyond your control. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You should appoint new lawyers that are on the Barclays conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers may be able to help.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require chancel insurance when purchasing a residence in Waolstenholme? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that means some homeowners living in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for repairs to the chancel within the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Waolstenholme?

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you may take it that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Waolstenholme to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Waolstenholme. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Waolstenholme of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and identified one near me in Waolstenholme I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 61 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Waolstenholme suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

I am tempted by the attractive purchase price for a couple of flats in Waolstenholme both have approximately fifty years unexpired on the lease term. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

There is no doubt about it. A leasehold flat in Waolstenholme is a deteriorating asset as a result of the shortening lease. The closer the lease gets to its expiry date, the more it adversely affects the value of the property. The majority of purchasers and lenders, leases with under eighty years become less and less attractive. On a more upbeat note, leaseholders can extend their leases by serving a Section 42 Notice. One stipulation is that they must have owned the property for two years (unlike a Section 13 notice for purchasing the freehold, when leaseholders can participate from day one of ownership). When successful, they will have the right to an extension of 90 years to the current term and ground rent is effectively reduced to zero. Before moving forward with a purchase of a residence with a short lease term remaining you should talk to a solicitor specialising in lease extensions and leasehold enfranchisement. We are are happy to put you in touch with Waolstenholme conveyancing experts who will explain the options available to you during an initial telephone conversation free of charge. More often than not it is possible to negotiate informally with the freeholder to extend the lease. You may find he or she is happy to negotiate informally and willing to consider your offer straight off, without having to involve anyone else. This will save you time and money and it could help you reach a lower price on the lease. You need to ensure that the agreed terms represent good long-term value compared with the standard benefits of the Section 42 Notice and that onerous clauses are not inserted into any redrafting of the lease.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Waolstenholme - Sample of Queries before buying

    What is the service charge and ground rent on the apartment? This information is useful as a) areas could result in problems in the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance remain unpaid b) if the leaseholders have an issue with the managing agents you will wish to have complete disclosure

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Waolstenholme regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Waolstenholme practicing in commercial conveyancing in Waolstenholme. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Isherwood & Hose, 6, Market Street, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 4NB
  • Hardman & Whittles, 25 Market Place, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 1JY
  • Jackson Brierley Hudson Stoney Incorporating A.h. Sutcliffe & Co, The Old Parsonage, 2 St. Marys Gate, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1AP
  • Molesworths Bright Clegg, Octagon House, 25-27 Yorkshire Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1RH
  • Lancashire Law Ltd, 501 Market Street, Whitworth, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8QN

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Waolstenholme regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Waolstenholme but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Shanley Wright , Property Lawyers, OL16 1DZ
  • Alfred Ledger & Sons , Property Lawyers, OL16 1QA
  • Matthew Montgomery & Co, 9-13 Water Street, OL16 1TL
  • Redbird Conveyancing Ltd, Office 5, Market Chambers, BL0 9HT
  • Title Transfer Property Lawyers, 71-75 Featherstall Road, OL15 8JZ

Planning law solicitors in Waolstenholme regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Waolstenholme specialising in planning law. This should include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Hyland Legal Limited, Imperial House, 79 - 81 Hornby Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 5BN
  • Butcher And Barlow Llp, 2-6 Bank Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DL

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