Purchase of leasehold residential dwelling : 17 The Shimmings, Boxgrove Road, Guildford, Surrey,

In October 2007 our property conveyancing Guildford team acted on the purchase conveyancing for a 999 year leasehold for a residential dwelling valued at around £284, 000. 00 located at 17 The Shimmings, Boxgrove Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1. This property is in the local authority of Guildford Council - www.guildford.gov.uk/.

A risk of natural subsidence was uncovered - further details can be viewed in the environmental searches. Our conveyancing in Guildford property lawyer noted that a lockout exclusivity agreement was required and needed to be drafted. The local authority search revealed that The Shimmings is Private was an unadopted road in this area. This was of concern to the buyer and their mortgage lender. Further investigations need to be made and with the owners as to ownership of the road and practical arrangements in terms of maintenance and upkeep. A risk of natural subsidence was uncovered - further details can be viewed in the environmental searches. The Land Registry Office Copies supplied were out of date and accordingly fresh copies were requested from the owners conveyancing solicitor.

This property was sold under a Enduring Power of Attorney and in the circumstances it was important to ensure that all legal documentation relating to the Enduring Power of Attorney were in order so that the Land Registry formalities could progress without difficulty.

The Seller's Property Information Form (SPIF) as supplied by the owners was more than two months old and therefore we needed to have this refreshed. Alyson Stevenson was the property lawyer in charge of conveyancing in Guildford, Surrey, South East England. The estate agent's sales particulars detailing the owners property solicitor was obtained shortly before receiving the purchase agreement with ancillary conveyancing documentation.

The estate agent was the Halifax Estate Agents branch covering Guildford. The seller's conveyancing solicitor Guildford was Jacobsens Solicitors - DX 391 London. Surrey, South East England, Guildford - Conveyancing - leasehold : Guildford