We see that you have a post code search directory listing solicitors on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I appoint them for our own conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley.
My wife and I purchased a terraced Victorian house in Bilston and Bradley. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Yorkshire Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same address. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?
You should read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Bilston and Bradley and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also check the position with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.
We are a couple of weeks into a freehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the local agent to do our conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley. I am am very frustrated with the quality of service. Can you help me find new conveyancers?
They would have to be very poor to suggest replacing them. Has the loan offer been issued? In the event that it has you will need to advise them of the new conveyancer and get the loan are issued to the new lawyers. The solicitor ideally needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid supplemental charges and delays. That should be your first question of the new solicitors. The find a solicitor tool should help you find a lender approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley
I am employed by a long established estate agency in Bilston and Bradley where we have experienced a number of leasehold sales jeopardised as a result of short leases. I have been given conflicting advice from local Bilston and Bradley conveyancing firms. Could you clarify whether the vendor of a flat can instigate the lease extension formalities for the purchaser on completion of the sale?
Provided that the seller has been the owner for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to kick-start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. This means that the proposed purchaser need not have to sit tight for 2 years for a lease extension. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment needs to be completed prior to, or simultaneously with completion of the sale.
Alternatively, it may be possible to extend the lease informally by agreement with the landlord either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the purchaser.
Bilston and Bradley Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing
Who takes charge for maintaining and repairing the building? In the main the outlay for major works are not included within service charges, although some managing agents in Bilston and Bradley ask leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for major works. Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge payments?
What is the best way to find the right lawyer for my conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley ?
First ask your friends and family who they used in the past and if they were happy with the service. Second, look on the internet for conveyancing in Bilston and Bradley. Phone a couple or more firms from the list and request that they send you their conveyancing quote and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will conduct your conveyancing before you make your decision. Third is to use our search tool to help you find the right solicitors taking into account your unique factors including location,speed, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is.Resist the temptation to appoint £99 conveyancing solicitors in Bilston and Bradley