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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bideford

The loan agreement from Santander for the remortgage of my 2 bedroom maisonette is to be issued imminently. Could you put forward a cheap conveyancing solicitor in Bideford?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of a cheap conveyancing in Bideford. We can offer you cost effective conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be fooled by companies seducing you with low cost conveyancing in Bideford. Optimistically, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you being stung for additional fees and still not get the service required.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Bideford is the location of the property. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Bideford are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Bideford you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Bideford may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

What makes your site different to other web based conveyancing brokers for conveyancing in Bideford?

At this site get a conveyancing costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances of your conveyancing in Bideford. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we do not have commission arrangements with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' solicitors that pays the most per referral, not the best value conveyancing in Bideford

As co-executor for the will of my father I am selling a residence in Monmouth but reside in Bideford. My lawyer (who is 300 miles from merequires that I execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Bideford to attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Bideford

I have recently realised that I have Fifty years left on my lease in Bideford. I now want to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What options are available to me?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be lengthened by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the freeholder. In some cases a specialist should be useful to carry out a search and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Bideford.

I am the registered owner of a ground floor flat in Bideford, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Bideford with a long lease are worth £211,000. The ground rent is £45 per annum. The lease terminates on 21st October 2089

With 67 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £10,500 and £12,000 plus legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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