The conveyancer who helped my last purchase has quoted £995 for freehold conveyancing in Folkestone. I am hoping to downsize from a Edwardian house for £300,000. Is this over the top? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Folkestone?
The estimate does seem a tad steep. If you are content to invest time comparing charges you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £125. On the other hand, you couldlive to regret opting for an a cheaper lawyer. If is important to ensure the solicitor can also act for your bank. Do utilise our search tool to locate a Folkestone conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Folkestone.
Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Folkestone even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I intend to acquire a shop in Folkestone with a mortgage from Chelsea Building Society?
Our comparison service is mainly used to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Folkestone but we have set out towards the end of this page a selection of Folkestone commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the company directly to see if they can also act for Chelsea Building Society
I am purchasing a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Folkestone who is on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd solicitor. Can you recommend a local firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Godiva Mortgages Ltd in certain locations such as Folkestone. We dont recommend any particular firm.
Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that may affect a commercial site in Folkestone?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Folkestone will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Folkestone. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Folkestone.
For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Folkestone it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Folkestone commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Folkestone.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Folkestone is where the house is located. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Folkestone are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Folkestone you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Folkestone 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 premises.
As co-executor for the will of my grandfather I am selling a property in Neath but live in Folkestone. My lawyer (based 260 kilometers awayrequires that I sign a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Folkestone to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are located in Folkestone