Our family lawyer has given a fee estimate £1150 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Burscough. I am selling a Victorian house for £275,000. Is this overpriced? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Burscough?
The estimate does seem a tad steep. If you shop around you could reduce the fees marginally by perhaps a hundred pounds. That being said, you maycome to regret choosing an an untested solicitor. Remember to ensure the solicitor can represent your mortgage company. Do make use of our search tool to choose a Burscough conveyancing firm on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Burscough.
Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Burscough even where I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for instance if I wish to buy a shop in Burscough with a loan from Birmingham Midshires?
Our comparison service is mainly there to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Burscough but we have set out towards the bottom of this page a few Burscough commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the company directly to see if they can also act for Birmingham Midshires
My relative advised me that where I am buying in Burscough I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
This is a search is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Burscough conveyancing searches. It is a large document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Burscough around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Burscough.
I'm buying a new build house in Burscough with a mortgage from Alliance & Leicester . The builders refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent advised me not reveal to my lawyer about the side-deal as it will affect my loan with the lender. Is this normal?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
As co-executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a residence in Neath but reside in Burscough. My lawyer (approximately 235 miles from merequires that I sign a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Burscough who can witness this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Burscough
Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Burscough conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
If you are instructing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Burscough conveyancing practice) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you speak with several firms including non Burscough conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be of use:
What are the costs for lease extension work? If they are not ALEP accredited then why not?
Burscough Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before Purchasing
Are there any major works in the planning that will likely increase the service fees? Where a Burscough lease has fewer than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the salability of the flat. Check with your mortgage company that they are happy with remaining years on the lease. A short lease means that you will probably require a lease extension at some point and you need to have some idea of how much this will be. Remember, in most cases you will need to own the residence for a couple of years before you are eligible to extend the lease.