I was recommended to a conveyancer who has sent a quote for £995 for fixed fee conveyancing in Penzance. I’m looking to sell a Edwardian property for £175,000. Are the quoted fees excessive? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Penzance?
The costs illustration is slightly on the expensive side. If you shop around you may be able to trim some of the cost by as much as £125. On the other hand, you couldlive to regret opting for an an untested solicitor. Don't forget to enquire the firm can represent your bank. Do make use of our search tool to locate a Penzance conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Penzance.
Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Penzance?
Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Penzance your solicitor will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is payable against the sale price then this should be required shortly prior to contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed will be payable a couple of days ahead of the completion date.
I have been referred to a conveyancing solicitor in Penzance. I I am struggling to find out whether they are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved list of lawyers. Could you advise?
You should phone the lawyer and ask them whether they are on the lender panel. Alternatively please get in touch with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society who may be able to help.
I have recentlybeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Penzance for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?
The easiest method to check if the premises is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Penzance conveyancing specialists.
We are four weeks into a residential purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the estate agent to execute conveyancing in Penzance. I am am extremely disappointed with the level of service. Can you help me find new conveyancers?
A solicitor would have to be very bad to suggest changing them. Has the loan offer been generated? If so you need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the offer are re-issued. Your new conveyancer needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid added expenses and delays. So that should be your first question of the new conveyancers. Our search tool should assist you in finding a bank approved lawyer for your home move in Penzance
I'm remortgaging a flat in Penzance. I can find my conveyancer's company on the CLC list, but I can't see my conveyancer's name as listed on the regulator's website. Is this a big problem?
Not every individual in the practice must be listed by the regulator. Provided there is a manager qualified to 'oversee' the work, the actual day-to-day activity can be undertaken by unqualified staff.