I was recommended to a conveyancer who has sent a quote for just over a thousand pound for no completion no fee conveyancing in Great Barford. I am hoping to downsize from a Victorian house for £150,000. Is this over the top? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Great Barford?
The charges are a bit high. If you shop around you could reduce the fees slightly by as much as £125. That being said, you mightlive to rue opting for an a cheaper solicitor. If is important to ensure that the conveyancer can represent your bank. You can employ our comparison tool to get a quote a Great Barford conveyancing company on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Great Barford.
I have Fifty Six years left on my lease and require a lease extension for my apartment in Great Barford. Conveyancing solicitors on the Bank of Ireland panel can deal with such extensions correct?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Bank of Ireland have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 23/11/2023 the requirements read as follows :
I am assisting my mother sell her house in Great Barford. Will the solicitor order the energy assessment or do I organise this?
After the abolition of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates became a mandatory component of selling a house. An energy performance certificate should be to hand before the property is marketed. It is not something that law firms ordinarily arrange. If you are using a Great Barford conveyancing solicitor they may be willing to arrange EPC’s given their relationships with reputable local accredited person
I currently have a mortgage with Kent Reliance for my property in Great Barford. Conveyancing was finalised 12 months ago. If I am intending to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Kent Reliance?
Kent Reliance must be informed of your intention before renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Kent Reliance’s mortgage conditions. It may be that Kent Reliance will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Kent Reliance directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Kent Reliance conveyancing panel firm.
Planning on purchasing a house in Great Barford. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the UBS 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 Great Barford solicitor is on the UBS conveyancing panel.
I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Great Barford. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Great Barford of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
My brother has suggested that I use his conveyancing solicitors in Great Barford. Should I choose my own conveyancer?
No doubt the ideal way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or relatives who have actually used the conveyancer you're are thinking of instructing.
Is planning permission needed to convert a house into two flats in Great Barford? This has occurred to a property next door to my house in Great Barford and was not aware of it happening until the works were done.
Planning permission is necessary for splitting a single dwelling in Great Barford into apartments but probably not for reverting once again to single dwelling-house so, in answer to your question, yes,a it is required.