Recently been in touch with my conveyancing solicitor in North Finchley who conducted the legals two years ago requesting a conveyancing quote based on the same type of house sale & purchase (a leasehold residence and a freehold premises) of similar values with a mortgage from Platform Home Loans Ltd. It looks as though am now being charged twice the amount. Am I right to be tempted to shop around for a cheaper online conveyancer?
The estimate does seem a little steep. If you shop around you might decrease the fees marginally by as much as £125. That being said, assuming were satisfied with the legal work the firm provided you couldcome to regret opting for an an unknown lawyer. Remember to check the conveyancer can also act for Platform Home Loans Ltd. You can utilise our search tool to get a quote a North Finchley conveyancing firm on the Platform Home Loans Ltd approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in North Finchley.
Are you able to vouch for a Virgin Money sanctioned North Finchley conveyancing firm who can have us moved in within under 3 weeks? Would it be better to use a high street North Finchley solicitor or a web based firm?
We would be happy to suggest some excellent North Finchley conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in North Finchley. Approach two or three law practices and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Discuss your deadline together with your reasons and get a commitment on speed. Appoint the lawyer that genuine.
I own a freehold residence in North Finchley but still invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?
It’s unusual for properties in North Finchley and has limited impact for conveyancing in North Finchley but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.
Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be extinguished.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. North Finchley is where the house is located. Can you offer any opinion?
Flying freeholds in North Finchley are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside North Finchley you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in North Finchley may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.
I was pointed in your direction by numerous property agents in North Finchley to find a property lawyer using your seach tool. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to promote your services ahead of a competitor’s?
We don’t offer any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a house in Monmouth but live in North Finchley. My solicitor (who is 300 kilometers awayhas requested that I execute a stat dec prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in North Finchley who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are North Finchley based