We hired a high street firm for my conveyancing in Leyton last week. Reviewing the small print I noteI am responsible for fees even where the transaction does not complete. Should I go with them or choose a web based lawyer offering no completion no cost conveyancing in Leyton?
Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is available then the fee levels will tend to be be higher to counteract those conveyances that abort. Dont forget that these deals tend not to protect you from disbursements e.g. Leyton conveyancing search expenses.
I am about to put a bid on a leasehold property in Leyton. The estate agents advise that it is standard for flats in Leyton to have less than 75 years unexpired on the lease. I am taking out a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has Seventy One years remaining.
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 4/6/2019 the requirements read as follows :
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Leyton in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders may refuse to give a loan on this type of property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Leyton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Leyton to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
Given that I am about to part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on a property in Leyton I wish to talk to a solicitor regarding thetransaction ahead of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?
Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer due to be doing your conveyancing in Leyton.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a matter number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for your conveyancing in Leyton should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.
As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Monmouth but reside in Leyton. My lawyer (who is 235 kilometers awayrequires that I sign a stat dec ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Leyton to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Leyton based
My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Leyton. I I would like to check if they are on the bank's approved list of lawyers. Could you advise?
You should call the solicitor and ask them if they are on the bank's panel. Alternatively please call us and we can make some checks for you. If they are not on the lender panel we we can help find a quality conveyancing solicitor in Leyton on the panel for your lender.