My previous lawyer has given a fee calculation of £995 for leasehold conveyancing in Hove. I’m looking to sell a modern detached home for £175,000. Is this too much? Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in Hove?
The quote is fractionally on the high side. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by perhaps £125. On the other hand, you maycome to regret opting for an a cheaper solicitor. Remember to check the firm can also act for your bank. You can make use of our comparison tool to find a Hove conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Hove.
I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must leave my rented property in Hove by 14/6/2021. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in 5 weeks as don't want to have to find short term accommodation?
Generally one should not give notice for your lease until you have exchanged. If you have not already done so, update to your conveyancer and urge them to they apply pressure on the sellers lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will work towards
We are looking to buy a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Hove who is on the Bank of Ireland approved panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Bank of Ireland . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Hove.
Various web forums that I have visited warn that are the number one reason for obstruction in Hove conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Hove.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Hove. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hove
The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. 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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal.
We are looking to acquire a repression flat in Hove and the mortgagee in possession would like to complete within a month. Do solicitors meet that timeframe? Would it be better to select a local Hove firm or an online conveyancer that advertises to offer speedy conveyancing?
Visit your Hove shopping parade. Go in to two or three firms and ask to talk to a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Set out your situation and try and obtain a commitment on time frames. Choose the firm that comes across as most genuine. Make sure to select a solicitor on the list of conveyancing practitioners acceptable to your bank.