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I wish to sublet my leasehold flat in Bargoed. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Even though your last Bargoed conveyancing lawyer is no longer around you can check your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the apartment. The rule is that if the lease is silent, subletting is allowed. There may be a precondition that you need to obtain permission from your landlord or some other party prior to subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet without first obtaining consent. The consent is not allowed to be unreasonably refused ore delayed. If your lease prohibits you from letting out the property you will need to ask your landlord for their consent.

Due to exchange soon on a garden flat in Bargoed. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Bargoed should include some of the following:

  • The unexpired lease term You should be advised as what happens when the lease ends, and aware of the importance of not letting the lease term falling below eighty years
  • Details of the parties to the lease, for example these could be the leaseholder (you), head lessor, landlord
  • Does the lease prohibit wood flooring?
  • Ground rent - how much and when you need to pay, and also know whether this is subject to change
  • Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice?
  • What you can do if a neighbour is in violation of a provision in their lease?
  • What the implications are if you breach a clause of your lease? For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Bargoed please ask your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Bargoed

  • I own a leasehold flat in Bargoed. Conveyancing and Coventry Building Society mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Bargoed who acted for me is not around.Any advice?

    The first thing you should do is make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. You do not need to instruct a Bargoed conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

    Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Bargoed conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

    When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Bargoed conveyancing firm) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you talk with two or three firms including non Bargoed conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. Some following of questions could be useful:

    • If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?
  • Can they put you in touch with client in Bargoed who can give a testimonial?

  • Completion in due on our sale of a £500000 maisonette in Bargoed on Tuesday in a week. The landlords agents has quoted £348 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Bargoed?

    Bargoed conveyancing on leasehold apartments normally involves administration charges levied by management companies :

    • Completing pre-exchange questions
    • Where consent is required before sale in Bargoed
    • Copies of the building insurance and schedule
    • Deeds of covenant upon sale
    • Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
    Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Bargoed leasehold premises is £350. For Bargoed conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to supply the information.

    Bargoed Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before buying

      What restrictions are contained in the Bargoed Lease? It would be prudent to find out if the the lease contains any unreasonable restrictions in the lease. By way of example plenty of leases prohibit pets being allowed in in a block in Bargoed. If you love the apartmentin Bargoed however your dog is not allowed to move with you then you have a very hard compromise. How much is the annual maintenance fee and ground rent?

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