Having sold my house in Brentwood last July yet the purchaser is telephoning me complaining that his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Post completion of your sale your lawyer is committed to send the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There are no post completion steps peculiar conveyancing in Brentwood.
What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Brentwood
It would be unwise to be swayed by the lowest Brentwood conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.
I am helping my niece sell her property in Brentwood. Will the conveyancing solicitor commission the EPC or it is for me to see to?
After the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates was left as a mandatory part of selling a property. An energy assessment should be to hand before the property is placed on the market. It is not as aspect of the sale process that lawyers ordinarily organise. If you are using a Brentwood conveyancing lawyer they might help arrange energy assessments given their relationships with long established local assessors
When it comes to lenders such as Lloyds, do Brentwood solicitors incur a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their panel, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.
About to purchase a new build apartment in Brentwood. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood
Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.
I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Brentwood ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks tend not give a loan on a flying freehold premises.
It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Brentwood. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Brentwood especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Brentwood.
My business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no charges for commercial conveyancing in Brentwood for below £2000?
We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Brentwood, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to buy or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we will find you the right solicitor. As for the fees this will depend on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your contact information or phone us so that we can furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.
As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Neath but reside in Brentwood. My solicitor (who is 200 kilometers from mehas requested that I execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Brentwood who can attest this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Brentwood based