Me and my husband are purchasing residence in Mayfair. My Solicitor is not listed on the mortgage company conveyancing list. Am I still permitted to use my Mayfair conveyancing solicitor even though they are excluded from the mortgage company list of approved lawyers?
Various options include
- Proceed with your preferred Mayfair conveyancing practitioner but your bank will undoubtedly appoint a conveyancing practitioner from their conveyancing panel. This will result in additional fees and probable interruption.
- Choose a fresh lawyer to conduct the conveyancing, making sure they are on the lender conveyancing panel.
- Convince your solicitor to do everything possible to join the lender’s panel of solicitors
I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Mayfair. Now, I need the documents however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Mayfair of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and identified one close by in Mayfair I like with a park and station in the vicinity, however it only has 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Mayfair in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?
If you require a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this.
What does commercial conveyancing in Mayfair cover?
Mayfair conveyancing for business premises covers a wide range of guidance, provided by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.
I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Mayfair. I happened to chance upon a site which looks to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all formalities done via web 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?
I am considering appointing a web based solicitor rather than a Mayfair conveyancing practice. Any advice?
Advantages do exist in having the option attend a local Mayfair conveyancing solicitor for example
- signing papers and and when necessary
- having face-to-face explanations of things you don't understand
- the ability to raise concerns if things are not going as expected
When comparing fees, look carefully for hidden extras. Most decent Mayfair high street solicitors give an all-inclusive price. Often online agents seem to offer discounted prices, yet have hidden 'extras' in the in the terms and conditions.