My partner’s step-father is a solicitor. I hope that I will be offered preferential pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what level of fees should I be paying for conveyancing in Ash?
It’s wise to seek two or three conveyancing estimates. Do use our comparison tool on this page. Whilst estimates do be different but service levels do differ between solicitors as is true with the vast majority of professional services.
I own a freehold premises in Ash but nevertheless pay rent, why is this and what is this?
It is rare for properties in Ash and has limited impact for conveyancing in Ash 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 have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.
Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be extinguished.
Is there a search tool that I can use to find out if the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Ash is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Platform Home Loans Ltd thus spending £192.00 in further conveyancing costs.
Please do take advantage of the find a lender approved solicitor tool on this web page. Pick the lender and type ‘Ash’ or your location and you will discover a number of lawyer located in Ash or nearest you.
I'm purchasing my first flat in Ash with a mortgage from Bank of Scotland. The builders would not budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative told me not reveal to my conveyancer about the extras as it will jeopardize my loan with the lender. 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.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Ash and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Ash. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Ash area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Ash. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found