The solicitor who helped my last purchase has quoted £1700 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Biddenham. I’m hoping to sell a Georgian detached home for £300,000. Is this too much? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Biddenham?
The quote is fractionally on the expensive side. If you shop around you might get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by perhaps a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you maylive to rue opting for an a cheaper conveyancer. Remember to check that the firm can also act for your mortgage company. You can use our search tool to select a Biddenham conveyancing company on the lender’s conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Biddenham.
My aunt passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Biddenham. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £4500. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to RBS, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?
If you intend to refinance then RBS will require that you use a conveyancer on the RBS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your RBS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the RBS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
Just acquired a detached house in Biddenham , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Biddenham conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure that my purchase is recorded.
As far as conveyancing in Biddenham is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any 3rd persons or bodies. At present approximately 80% of such applications are completed within two weeks but some can be subject to extensive hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the purchaser has moved in to the premises therefore an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor could speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.
As co-executor for the will of my aunt I am disposing of a residence in Newport but live in Biddenham. My conveyancer (approximately 260 miles awayhas requested that I execute a stat dec ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Biddenham to witness this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Biddenham
Are the Biddenham conveyancing lawyers identified as being on the lender conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by the mortgage company?
Biddenham law firm practices and firms carrying out conveyancing in Biddenham themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the bank conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from the mortgage company directly.