I'm in the process of transferring my domestic mortgage to a Buy to Let Britannia mortgage. The bank has said that I must appoint a conveyancer as part of the process. I had a chat my previous Harold Wood conveyancing solicitor who acted on my behalf when I first purchased the house. The quote e-mailed to me of £450 plus VAT has taken me by surprise as I am not require purchase conveyancing - it’s just a bog-standard refinance.
The costs illustration is slightly on the high side. If you you were to look around you may be able to shave off some of the expense by say a hundred pounds. On the other hand, assuming were satisfied with the assistance the firm offered you couldcome to rue choosing an a cheaper solicitor. If is important to ensure that the firm can act for Britannia. Do employ our search tool to find a Harold Wood conveyancing firm on the Britannia approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood.
I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when purchasing a residence in Harold Wood? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that means some homeowners living in a parish church boundary will be compelled to contribute towards maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Harold Wood?
Unless a previous acquisition of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Harold Wood to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
I have recentlybeen informed that Stirling Law have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Harold Wood for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?
The quickest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Harold Wood conveyancing specialists.
I was advised by a couple of local selling agents in Harold Wood to select a conveyancer on your site. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to promote your site ahead of a competitor’s?
We don’t make any referral fee for sending work our way. We thought it would be too underhand a fee because members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Harold Wood. I have land on a site which looks to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all this stuff done via email that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
What are your top tips when it comes to finding a Harold Wood conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?
When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Harold Wood conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you make enquires with several firms including non Harold Wood conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:
If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?
Following years of dialogue we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Harold Wood. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
in cases where there is a absentee freeholder or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the LVT to determine the premium.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a Harold Wood premises is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 57.5 years.