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Examples of recent conveyancing in Tavistock since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tavistock

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Tavistock costs more?

Tavistock leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Tavistock with a loan from National Westminster Bank. The developers would not budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The estate agent suggested that I not disclose to my conveyancer about this extras as it could affect my mortgage with National Westminster Bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Tavistock in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to grant a loan on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can investigate further with 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 Tavistock. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Tavistock to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I am a sole trader wishing to take over a lease of a shop on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no charges for commercial conveyancing in Tavistock for less than £2000?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Tavistock, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are hoping to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right lawyer. As for the costs this will depend on the structure and terms of the deal. Please provide us with your contact information or telephone us so that we may supply you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

I am one month into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the local agent to carry out the conveyancing in Tavistock. I am not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new conveyancers?

They would need to be very bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has your mortgage offer been generated? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new lawyer and ensure the loan are re-issued. Your new solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid escalating charges and delays. That should be your starting point. Our search tool will help you find a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Tavistock

If all goes to plan we aim to complete our sale of a £350,000 maisonette in Tavistock on Thursday in a week. The freeholder has quoted £396 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a flat conveyance in Tavistock?

Tavistock conveyancing on leasehold flats normally results in fees being levied by managing agents :

    Completing pre-contract questions Where consent is required before sale in Tavistock Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Tavistock leasehold premises is £350. For Tavistock conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to provide the information.

Tavistock Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    This information is useful as a) areas can result in problems for the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate where services remain unpaid b) if the tenants have an issue with the managing agents you will need to know about it It would be wise to enquire if there are any onerous prohibitions in the lease. For instance some leases prohibit pets being allowed in in a block in Tavistock. If you like the propertyin Tavistock but your cat can’t move with you then you will be faced difficult choice. Please note that where the lease has fewer than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the value of the apartment. Check with your bank that they are willing to to proceed given the lease term. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will almost definitely have to extend the lease at some point and you need to have some idea of how much this will be. For most Tavistocklease extensions you would need to own the residence for two years before you are eligible to extend the lease.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Tavistock but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Chilcotts Law Ltd, 10 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AY
  • Goodman King Solicitors Ltd, 1 Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Tavistock practicing in commercial conveyancing in Tavistock. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Chilcotts Law Ltd, 10 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AY
  • Goodman King Solicitors Ltd, 1 Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AR

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Tavistock regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Tavistock but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • H & C Law & Property Group, 4 Fore Street, PL18 9BN

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