Shacklewell leasehold conveyancing Example Support Desk Enquiries
I am intending to rent out my leasehold apartment in Shacklewell. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?
Notwithstanding that your last Shacklewell conveyancing lawyer is not around you can check your lease to see if you are permitted to let out the apartment. The accepted inference is that if the lease is non-specific, subletting is permitted. Quite often there is a prerequisite that you need to seek consent via your landlord or other appropriate person before subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet without first obtaining consent. The consent must not not be unreasonably turned down. If your lease does not allow you to sublet you will need to ask your landlord if they are willing to waive this restriction.
Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a ground floor flat in Shacklewell. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?
The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Shacklewell should include some of the following:
- Details of the parties to the lease, for example these could be the leaseholder (you), head lessor, landlord
Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my basement flat in Shacklewell.Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon but I have just received a half-yearly maintenance charge demand – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?
It best that you clear the service charge as normal because all ground rent and service charges will be apportioned on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.
What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a Shacklewell conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Shacklewell conveyancing practice) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggested that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Shacklewell conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. Some following of questions could be helpful:
- What volume of lease extensions have they completed in Shacklewell in the last 12 months?
All being well we will complete the disposal of our £400000 flat in Shacklewell next Friday . The managing agents has quoted £360 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and previous years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a flat conveyance in Shacklewell?
For most leasehold sales in Shacklewell conveyancing will involve, queries regarding the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :
- Completing conveyancing due diligence enquiries
- Where consent is required before sale in Shacklewell
- Supplying insurance information
- Deeds of covenant upon sale
- Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
After months of negotiations we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Shacklewell. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?
Absolutely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Shacklewell conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Shacklewell property is 5C Stoke Newington Road in April 2010. the Tribunal therefore concludes that the premium to be paid for the extended lease is £700.00 This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 80.5 years.