We are purchasing a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Belgravia who is on the RBS conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for RBS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Belgravia.
My property lawyer in Belgravia has never been on on the Clydesdale Approved Panel. Can I still retain my prefered solicitor even though they are excluded from the Clydesdale panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?
Your options are as follows:
- Carry on with your existing Belgravia lawyers but Clydesdale will need to use a lawyer on their list of acceptable firms. This will inevitably rack up the overall conveyancing charges as well as result in frustration.
- Choose a new lawyer to act in the conveyancing, obviously checking they are Convince your solicitor to do everything within their powers to join the Clydesdale conveyancing panel
How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business offices in Belgravia and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act provides a safeguard to commercial tenants, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a renewal lease and remain in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Belgravia is one of our hundreds of areas of the UK in which the firms we work with are based
We are a fortnight into a freehold purchase having been referred to conveyancers by the estate agent to carry out the conveyancing in Belgravia. I am am starting to be disappointed with the quality of service. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?
A conveyancer would need to be really bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has the loan offer been issued? In the event that it has you will need to advise them of the new lawyer and ensure the loan are re-issued. Your new conveyancer should be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid escalating expenses and frustration. That should be your first question of the new solicitors. The search tool should assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Belgravia
Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Belgravia with the intention of saving time on the sale process?
- Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Belgravia can be reduced if you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start advertising the property and ask them to put together the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ conveyancers. You believe that you know the number of years remaining on your lease but you should double-check via your solicitors. A purchaser's conveyancer will not be happy to advise their client to where the remaining number of years is less than 75 years. In the circumstances it is essential at an as soon as possible that you identify whether the lease requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your home on the market for sale. The majority of freeholders or managing agents in Belgravia charge for providing management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should enquire as to the fee that they propose to charge. The management pack can be applied for as soon as you have a buyer, thus reducing delays. The average time it takes to receive management information is three weeks. It is the most common cause of frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Belgravia. If you hold a share in a the Management Company, you should ensure that you hold the original share document. Obtaining a replacement share certificate is often a time consuming formality and slows down many a Belgravia home move. Where a new share is required, do contact the company director and secretary or managing agents (if applicable) for this sooner rather than later. A minority of Belgravia leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this is the case, it would be prudent to place the estate agents on notice to make sure that the purchasers obtain financial (bank) and professional references. Any bank reference will need to confirm that the buyers are able to meet the annual service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the purchasers or their lawyers.
I am the registered owner of a first floor flat in Belgravia. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?
Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Belgravia conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Belgravia property is Flat 3 47 Cadogan Square in December 2010. the Tribunal determined that the premium payable to the landord by the leaseholder for the lease extension was £732,935 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term was 13.33 years.
Why do I have to send my solicitor with numerous items of ID ahead of starting selling or purchasing a property in Belgravia?
Belgravia conveyancers are obliged by the Law Society, SRA, the Land Registry and current Money Laundering Regulations to record that the have verified the identity of their clients. It is also sometimes a requirement of your lender if you are taking a mortgage. In addition they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to SDLT and need to have information such as your full names, national insurance number and date of birth.