Completed the sale of my flat in West Kensington last March yet the purchaser is whats apping me to moan that her conveyancer is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
After completion of your house sale your solicitor should send the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures specific conveyancing in West Kensington.
My uncle passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in West Kensington. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Co-operative, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?
Where you intend to refinance then Co-operative will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Co-operative conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Co-operative conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Co-operative mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I require expedited conveyancing in West Kensington as I am faced with pressure to exchange contracts inside one month. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
As you are are a mortgage free buyer you are at liberty not to do searches although no law firm would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in West Kensington the following are examples of what can appear and adversely affect market value: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...
I decided to have a survey completed on a house in West Kensington in advance of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor advised that some banks may not issue a loan on a flying freehold premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in West Kensington. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in West Kensington and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about West Kensington. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the West Kensington area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at West Kensington. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
I have recently realised that I have 62 years unexpired on my flat in West Kensington. I now wish to extend my lease but my freeholder is missing. What are my options?
If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be lengthened by the Court. You will be obliged to prove that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to find the landlord. In some cases a specialist should be useful to carry out a search and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer both on devolving into the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court overseeing West Kensington.
I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a West Kensington conveyancing firm to represent me?
Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a West Kensington conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a West Kensington property is 93 Oakwood Court in June 2010. the LVT determined that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £492,083, This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 37.79 years.