What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Woodford Green
There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Woodford Green and Solicitor partnerships in Woodford Green to choose from We would stress that both are regulated professionals specialising in the legal work in transferring property. They may both also conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.
When it comes to lenders such as Barclays, do Woodford Green conveyancers incur a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are not aware of any mortgage company fees to register on their panel, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Woodford Green. I have a mortgage offer with Lloyds. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Lloyds, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.
My friend recommended that if I am purchasing in Woodford Green I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Woodford Green conveyancing searches. It is a large document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Woodford Green around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Woodford Green Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Woodford Green.
About to purchase a new build apartment in Woodford Green. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Woodford Green
Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? 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 supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.
Are there any apps to help search for a Woodford Green law firm on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel? I have wheels and am willing to travel upto 20miles to meet the lawyer.
You can use the tool on this page. Please pick a bank and your location and you will see a number of Woodford Green conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have detailed some Woodford Green conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can telephone them to check whether they are on the Leeds Building Society approved list
What advice can you give us when it comes to choosing a Woodford Green conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?
If you are instructing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Woodford Green conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you talk with two or three firms including non Woodford Green conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be helpful:
How experienced is the practice with lease extension legislation?
I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Woodford Green. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
Where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to determine the price payable.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Woodford Green premises is 201 & 201a St. Barnabas Road in October 2013. The Tribunal decided that the price to be paid by the Applicants for the freehold interest is £20,071. This case related to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69.26 years.
A licensed conveyancer handled my conveyancing in Woodford Green half a dozen years past having stored my deeds but has since been shut down – What can I do to get hold of them?
Title deeds, as such, are no longer appropriate for the majority of properties in Woodford Green are registered electronically at Land Registry. If you need to establish ownership or are selling or re-mortgaging your conveyancer should obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.
If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to email@example.com. The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned as quickly as possible.