The lawyer who dealt with my former purchase has given a fee estimate £1350 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Brondesbury. I’m hoping to downsize from a Victorian property for £275,000. Is this too much? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Brondesbury?
The charges are a tad high. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you couldcome to rue choosing an an untested solicitor. If is important to be sure the conveyancer can act for your bank. Do employ our search tool to get a quote a Brondesbury conveyancing company on the banks conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Brondesbury.
I purchased a freehold house in Brondesbury but still pay rent, why is this and what is this?
It’s unusual for properties in Brondesbury and has limited impact for conveyancing in Brondesbury but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.
Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.
This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a first time purchaser of a two bedroom flat in Brondesbury. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on the completion date from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Brondesbury?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the purchase money to the owner’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be called to collect the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens early afternoon.
I'm in the throws of viewing houses in Brondesbury and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a solicitor appointed at this point? I will be getting a home loan with TSB.
You should start obtaining conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their contact information on to the selling agent. As you are getting a mortgage with TSB, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the TSB conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
After what feels like an age I have had an offer on a maisonette in Brondesbury accepted, the vendors do nevertheless have a connected purchase. The owners have offered on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Brondesbury. What do I do now? At what point should I apply for the mortgage with UBS?
It is normal to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is approx £1k, then valuation, Brondesbury conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you should ensure that your conveyancer is on the UBS conveyancing panel. Concerning the subsequent stages this very much depends on the specifics of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a rising market some home buyers will apply for the mortgage with UBS and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their property lawyer to proceed with the conveyancing in Brondesbury.
What does commercial conveyancing in Brondesbury cover?
Brondesbury conveyancing for business premises covers a wide array of guidance, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.
We expect to complete the disposal of our £300,000 maisonette in Brondesbury next Thursday. The management company has quoted £360 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Brondesbury?
For the majority of leasehold sales in Brondesbury conveyancing will involve, questions about the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :
Answering conveyancing due diligence questions
Where consent is required before sale in Brondesbury
Copies of the building insurance and schedule
Deeds of covenant upon sale
Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
After months of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Brondesbury. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Brondesbury conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Brondesbury residence is 50a Cavendish Road in April 2014. The Tribunal determines that the premium payable by the Applicant in respect of the extension of the lease for the flat was £82,319. This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 49.26 years.
How does one remove a deceased person's details from the title deeds for a property in Brondesbury?
Where a Brondesbury property is co-owned and one of the proprietors passes away, their name will not immediately be removed from the title deeds. It is not necessary to amend the title as in the event of a disposal your lawyer would just need to evidence as to the reason the joint owner is not a party to the transfer, such as the probate documents.
With the aim of making things more straight forward in the future you may arrange to have the deceased person erased from the title entries by applying to HMLR with evidence of the death. There is no fee from the Registry for this service.