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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alfriston

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool carry out conveyancing in Alfriston by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out one day exchanges. Do contact us to get a fee calculation and details as to availability.

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

Alfriston 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.

My wife and I have a 4 bedroom Georgian property in Alfriston. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Bank of Ireland. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the matching property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Alfriston and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also check the position with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.

I am purchasing my first flat in Alfriston with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The sale representative suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about the side-deal as it could adversely affect my mortgage with Virgin Money. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

I am buying a leasehold apartment in Alfriston. Conveyancing quotes are averaging around £1650. Is that in the right ballpark?

The average fee in 2014 for conveyancing in Alfriston was just over one thousand four hundred and fifty pounds excluding Land Tax and Land Registry charges.

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