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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Belvedere

Having been recommended your company we were about to use a conveyancing solicitor in Belvedere listed using your search tool but have come across some other quotes via the web seem less expensive – how come?

There are many firms of conveyancers marketing theoretically looks to be very low prices. We suggest that you give due consideration as to how much you respect your own move to you are willing to take 'cheap' risks over the quality of the conveyancing. Some embed additional charges deep into the terms and conditions. The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in Belvedere will notbehave this way.

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

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Belvedere and South East London usually necessitates additional work compared to freehold transactions. This includes lease investigation, communicating with the landlord concerning the service of appropriate notices, securing up-to-date service charge and management information, procuring the landlord’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 – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first entered into.

What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Belvedere

We would encourage you not to base your choice on the lowest Belvedere conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay 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 ahead of time.

My stepmother pointed out to me me that in purchasing a property in Belvedere there could be a number of restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external alterations to the property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Belvedere which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Belvedere should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Belvedere off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with RBS. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with RBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the RBS conveyancing panel.

Having had my offer accepted I require leasehold conveyancing in Belvedere. Before I set the wheels in motion I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

Assuming the lease is recorded at the land registry - and almost all are in Belvedere - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I am the leaseholder of a first floor flat in Belvedere. In the absence of agreement between myself and the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the premium payable for a lease extension?

if there is a absentee freeholder or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to decide the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Belvedere property is Various @ Colombus Square in January 2012. the Tribunal calculated the premiums to be paid for new leases for each of the flats in Mariners Walk to be £3822 and the premium to be paid for the new lease of 2 Knights Court to be £4439. This case was in relation to 13 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 76 years.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Belvedere. I need to find out if they are listed on the lender's conveyancing panel. Could you help?

You should call the conveyancer to enquire if they are on the bank's panel. If that does not help get in touch with us and we can investigate and revert. Should the firm not be on the bank panel we we can help find a quality conveyancing solicitor in Belvedere on the panel for your mortgage company.

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