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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Balsall Common

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Balsall Common is more expensive?

In short, leasehold conveyancing in Balsall Common and Birmingham usually necessitates extra work compared to freehold transactions. This includes lease investigation, communicating with the landlord about serving appropriate notices, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, procuring the freeholder’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first entered into.

I am due to move house in April. Should my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in Balsall Common. Conveyancing firm was organised prior to coming across your website.

On the day of completion you can pick up the house keys from your estate agent however this should only take place once the vendors conveyancers inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be collected. After that you can tell the removal men that you are ready to move in. We do not suggest a specific removal company but can help you choose a conveyancing in Balsall Common or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Balsall Common.

My husband and I have arranged a further advance on our home loan from Leeds Building Society as we intend to carry out alterations to our home in Balsall Common. Are we obliged to choose a nearby Balsall Common solicitor on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?

Leeds Building Society don't usually require a member of their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Leeds Building Society list.

Our sealed bid on a semi in Balsall Common has been agreed to, but there is a chain. The sellers have offered on somewhere, however it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have chosen a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Balsall Common. What do I do now? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Nottingham?

It is normal to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur costs too early (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Balsall Common conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should ensure that your property lawyer is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. As to the next phase this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market the majority of home buyers would apply for the mortgage with Nottingham and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their lawyer to press on with the conveyancing in Balsall Common.

I have todaydiscovered that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Balsall Common for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I check that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to see if the property 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 Balsall Common conveyancing specialists.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Balsall Common prior to appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor advised that some banks tend refuse to give a mortgage on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Balsall Common. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Given that I am about to part with £400,000 on a property in Balsall Common I would like to talk to a solicitor about myconveyancing before appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

We could not agree more - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer who will be carrying out your conveyancing in Balsall Common.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a matter number. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for your conveyancing in Balsall Common should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

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