Our family solicitor has sent a quote for £1150 for leasehold conveyancing in Bradley Stoke. I am selling a Edwardian detached home for £150,000. Is this overpriced? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Bradley Stoke?
The quote is fractionally on the expensive side. If you are prepared to spend time scrutinising fee on a like for like basis you may be able to shave off some of the expense by as much as £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you couldcome to rue opting for an a cheaper lawyer. Remember to be sure the conveyancer can also act for your bank. You can use our search tool to get a quote a Bradley Stoke conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Bradley Stoke.
Can you suggest a Birmingham Midshires approved Bradley Stoke conveyancing solicitor finish our home move within 10 days? Would it be better to use a high street Bradley Stoke solicitor or a nationwide comparison site?
We can recommend some very good Bradley Stoke conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in Bradley Stoke. Approach a couple of firms and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Explain your expectations together with the reasons and ask for a commitment on speed. Choose the one that genuine.
About to place an offer on a leasehold property in Bradley Stoke. The property agents tell me that it is normal for flats in Bradley Stoke to have less than 75 years unexpired on the lease. I am taking out a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Is this going to be a problem if the lease has 72 years left.
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 13/4/2021 the requirements read as follows :
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Bradley Stoke?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Bradley Stoke. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Bradley Stoke is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Bradley Stoke are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Bradley Stoke you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Bradley Stoke may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
I acquired a house in Bradley Stoke last 18/3/2020 and to date it is still not recorded with the Land Registry. It is part of a new estate and my conveyancing practitioner told me that it can take twelve months to complete the registration formalities. I have spoken with the Land Registry directly and they say that the original application was cancelled due to questions not being addressed in time. Should I be concerned?
It is your solicitor that you should turn to here in order to satisfy any questions which have been raised as part of the registration process for your Bradley Stoke property. Normal Bradley Stoke conveyancing practice includes an undertaking on the part of the vendor’s conveyancer that they will help resolve any requisition raised by HMLR so it may be a case of taking action to enforce that undertaking if necessary.