My family solicitor has given a fee estimate £1700 for freehold conveyancing in Linslade. I am looking to sell a Edwardian property for £300,000. Is this too much? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Linslade?
The estimate does seem a tad overpriced. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you maylive to regret opting for an an unknown conveyancer. If is important to enquire that the conveyancer can also act for your mortgage company. Do make use of our search tool to locate a Linslade conveyancing firm on the banks conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Linslade.
Finally the sale completed on my house in Linslade last October but my buyer keeps Skype messaging daily to moan that their solicitor needs to hear from mine. What should my lawyer have done following completion?
After completion of your disposal your conveyancer should deliver the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. If applicable, your lawyer must also evidence that the home loan has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion tasks unique to conveyancing in Linslade.
What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Linslade
There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Linslade and Solicitor practices in Linslade to choose from We would stress that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in the home buying process. They may both also deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.
A friend advised me that in purchasing a property in Linslade there could be various restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?
We are aware of a number of properties in Linslade which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Linslade should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
We have agreed to purchase a house in Linslade. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Leeds Building Society have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
As you are obtaining a mortgage with Leeds Building Society your lawyer must follow the conveyancing requirements set out in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Leeds Building Society. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook stipulates minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancers are required to report to Leeds Building Society where a lease does not meet these requirements. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not restricted to Linslade.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Linslade prior to retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders will not issue a mortgage on a flying freehold house.
It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Linslade. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I am a sole trader hoping to take over a lease of an office on a shopping parade. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-sale-no fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Linslade for under 1500k?
We are happy to recommend firms who have well rounded knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Linslade, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. If you are hoping to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we can find you the right solicitor. Regarding the costs this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your details or telephone so as to enable us to supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.
We're FTB’s - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent told us that the owners will only proceed if we appoint the agent's preferred conveyancers as they want a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Linslade
It is unlikely the vendors are driving this. If they require ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a motivated purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Contact the sellers directly and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you are going to instruct your own,trusted Linslade conveyancing lawyers - not the ones that will give their estate agent a kickback or meet his conveyancing targets set by head office.