My previous conveyancer has quoted £995 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Bedfordshire. I’m hoping to sell a newly refurbished property for £175,000. Are these conveyancing fees excessive? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Bedfordshire?
The charges are a tad high. If you are content to spend time scrutinising fee on a like for like basis you might get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you maylive to regret opting for an an unknown solicitor. If is important to check the conveyancer can also act for your mortgage company. You can employ our comparison tool to find a Bedfordshire conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Bedfordshire.
Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Bedfordshire even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance if I want to acquire an office in Bedfordshire with a mortgage from Halifax?
Our search tool is predominantly used to locate residential conveyancing solicitors in Bedfordshire but we have set out towards the end of this page some Bedfordshire commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the firm directly to check if they are also authorised to represent Halifax
Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Bedfordshire?
There are two types of lawyers who can carry out conveyancing in Bedfordshire namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals handle conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. Both are required to execute Bedfordshire conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be sure that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that the necessary steps will be accurately adhered to.
Are all Bedfordshire Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel?
A selection of banks and building societies now use CQS as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.
My fiancee and I are in the process of looking at apartments in Bedfordshire and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a lawyer in place at this stage? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Yorkshire BS.
You should start requesting conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Bedfordshire. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. What do I do?
Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Bedfordshire of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Bedfordshire. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Bedfordshire
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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.