How can we tell if a Gants Hill conveyancing solicitor on the Bank of Ireland panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Gants Hill seeking recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advise that you speak with the lawyer conducting your conveyancing.
I recently had an offer agreed on an apartment in Gants Hill. My financial adviser suggested a property lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £225. A couple of days later, the solicitor called me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Clydesdale panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
Planning on purchasing a apartment in Gants Hill. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Gants Hill solicitor is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel.
My wife and I have a renovated Victorian house in Gants Hill. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Leeds Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same address. Is it worth asking Leeds Building Society to clarify?
You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Gants Hill and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also question the situation with the conveyancing solicitor who conducted the purchase.
I am looking to sell my house. My past solicitors closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Gants Hill if that affects matters.
Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Gants Hill. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.
In sourcing the internet for the term cheap conveyancing in Gants Hill it brings up many property lawyerslocally. How do I determine which is the right solicitor for the sale of my house?
The preferential way of choosing the right conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so seek the guidance of colleagues and relatives who have acquired a property in Gants Hill or the local estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Gants Hill differ, so it's a good idea to secure a minimum of three fee calculations from different law firms. Be sure to seek confirmation that the charges are assured not to increase.
I have just appointed agents to market my garden apartment in Gants Hill. Conveyancing is yet to be initiated, but I have recently received a half-yearly maintenance charge demand – what should I do?
It best that you clear the maintenance contribution as usual as all rents and service invoices should be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.
Notwithstanding our best endeavours, we have been unsuccessful in trying to purchase the freehold in Gants Hill. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
Where there is a absentee freeholder or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to determine the premium.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Gants Hill flat is 59 & 59a Clarendon Gardens in February 2014. The Tribunals valuation for the freehold was £30,073.00 The unexpired lease term was 65 and 61.
How do I establish who is the owner of a house in Gants Hill?
Assuming that the premises is registered with HMLR, and you have requisite information of the location of the premises, you will be able to obtain details from the the Land Registry of the recorded owner for a for less than a fiver.