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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Birchington

I hired a Birchington based solicitor for our conveyancing in Birchington today. Upon checking the Ts and Cs I noteI am liable for fees even where the transaction does not complete. Should I go with them or use a web based solicitor practice offering no move no charge conveyancing in Birchington?

Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the conveyancing charges will generally be higher to counteract the transactions that do not proceed. Do bear in mind that such offerings generally do not protect you from expenditure by way of example Birchington conveyancing search costs.

Do the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Birchington?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct personalised exchanges. You should call us to obtain a fee calculation and details as to availability.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Birchington is more expensive?

Birchington leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving applicable notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

Is it possible to switch conveyancer as I need to find one who is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. I had appointed a family conveyancing solicitor in Birchington five minutes from me but the firm is not approved by Leeds Building Society

It would be our pleasure to help you select a conveyancing solicitor in Birchington on the Leeds Building Society panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we on the directory do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Birchington. In making use of search facility on this site, you can contrast charges for conveyancing solicitors in Birchington and beyond.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Birchington. Conveyancing and Britannia mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in Birchington who previously acted has long since retired. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to be sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a Birchington conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. You should note that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I acquired a ground floor flat in Birchington, conveyancing was carried out in 2000. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Birchington with over 90 years remaining are worth £176,000. The ground rent is £50 yearly. The lease terminates on 21st October 2098

With 80 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £8,600 and £9,800 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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