I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require chancel insurance when buying a property in Dawlish? or I am told that there is historic law that could mean that house owners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Dawlish?
Unless a prior acquisition of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Dawlish to continue to advocate a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.
I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Dawlish. I now require my file but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Dawlish of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
About to purchase a new build apartment in Dawlish. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Dawlish
Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please supply a car parking plan. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.
We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, but the agent informed us that the owners will only move forward if we use their recommended solicitors as they need a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in Dawlish
It is highly unlikely the vendors are driving this. If they want ‘a quick sale', alienating a serious buyer is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you intend to instruct your own,trusted Dawlish conveyancing firm - as opposed tothose that will give their estate agent a commission or meet his conveyancing targets set by HQ.
What advice can you give us when it comes to choosing a Dawlish conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Dawlish conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you speak with several firms including non Dawlish conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be helpful:
What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Dawlish in the last year? What are the legal fees for lease extension work?
I purchased a split level flat in Dawlish, conveyancing having been completed December 2010. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Comparable flats in Dawlish with a long lease are worth £260,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced annually. The lease terminates on 21st October 2094
With only 74 years left to run the likely cost is going to span between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as costs.
The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.
How do I determine who is the owner of a property in Dawlish?
As long as the property is registered with HM Land Registry, and you have the information of the location of the property, you will be able to view details from the the Land Registry of the recorded proprietor for a for less than a fiver.