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    • henrygregory
    • By henrygregory 15th Sep 17, 9:26 AM
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    New Build - Solicitor Searches
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    • 15th Sep 17, 9:26 AM
    New Build - Solicitor Searches 15th Sep 17 at 9:26 AM
    Hi there,

    I am in the process of buying my first house. My solicitor has come back to me with completed searches. In their summary report on the searches, the only issues that have been highlighted are the following:

    The road fronting the property is not maintained at public expense.
    Consequently there is a liability to road charges which attach to the frontages and
    which can be substantial. There is no indication that the Local Authority intend to adopt
    the road.
    Is this anything I should be concerned about? This seems commonplace these days in new build developments, and I am assuming that the monthly service charge I will be paying will go towards the road.

    Is there anything I should be asking now? Being a first timer, this is all very new to me.
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