Just contacted my conveyancing lawyer in Lampton who acted for me 18 months ago requesting a conveyancing estimate based on an identical type of home move (a leasehold property and a freehold premises) of similar values with a loan from Chelsea Building Society. I am now being charged double. Am I right to be tempted to shop around for an alternative firm of conveyancing solicitor?
The estimate does seem a tad overpriced. If you are willing to spend time contrasting quotes you could reduce the fees slightly by say a hundred pounds. That being said, assuming were happy with the assistance the firm provided you maylive to regret choosing an an unknown lawyer. Don't forget to ensure that the conveyancer can also act for Chelsea Building Society. Do utilise our search tool to choose a Lampton conveyancing firm on the Chelsea Building Society approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Lampton.
Can you suggest a Barnsley Building Society approved Lampton conveyancing conveyancer that can complete within a short deadline? Am I best advised to go for a local Lampton conveyancer or a factory type conveyancer?
We can recommend some very good Lampton conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the high street in Lampton. Visit two or three law practices and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Discuss your requirements together with your reasons and ask for a commitment on your deadline. Select the one that genuine.
We are purchasing a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Lampton who is on the Principality approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a 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 Principality . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Lampton.
My lawyer in Lampton has never been on on the Nationwide Building Society Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are not on the Nationwide Building Society panel?
The limited options open to you here include:
- Complete the purchase with your preferred Lampton solicitors but Nationwide Building Society will need to instruct a lawyer on their panel. This will result in additional total conveyancing charges as well as cause frustration.
- Find a new lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, not forgetting to check they are Convince your lawyer to do everything within their powers to join the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing panel
I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Lampton prior to instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may not give a loan on such a house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Lampton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Lampton to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Lampton conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Lampton conveyancing firm) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you speak with two or three firms including non Lampton conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be of use:
What volume of lease extensions has the firm carried out in Lampton in the last 12 months? Can they put you in touch with clients in Lampton who can give a testimonial?
After years of dialogue we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Lampton. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?
You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Lampton conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Lampton residence is Ground Floor Flat 91 Bath Road in May 2009. in a case where the freeholder could not be traced, the Brentford County Court ordered that the Lease be surrendered in return for the grant of a new lease of the Premises at a premium determined by the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. The tribunal concluded that the price payable by the Applicant for the new lease of the premises be £15,900 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 60.45 years.