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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Barrowden

What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Barrowden

We would encourage you not to base your choice on the lowest Barrowden conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.

Is it the case that all Barrowden CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Santander conveyancing list of approved firms?

A selection of banks and building societies now utilise the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to remain on their approved list of firms.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with UBS. Barrowden conveyancing solicitors are chosen. How long does it take for UBS to issue the offer to the property lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have UBS done the survey? Have you informed UBS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the UBS conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require chancel insurance when purchasing a property in Barrowden? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that owners of property residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this appropriate for conveyancing in Barrowden?

Unless a previous purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you can take it that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Barrowden to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

It has been 3 months since my purchase conveyancing in Barrowden concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

About to purchase a new build flat in Barrowden. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Barrowden

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

I own a leasehold house in Barrowden. Conveyancing and Leeds Building Society mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing practitioner in Barrowden who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First contact HMLR to make sure that this person is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to instruct a Barrowden conveyancing firm to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I inherited a 1 bedroom flat in Barrowden, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Corresponding properties in Barrowden with over 90 years remaining are worth £197,000. The ground rent is £55 charged once a year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2073

With just 55 years unexpired the likely cost is going to be between £31,400 and £36,200 as well as legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.

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