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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Birstall

We hired a Birstall based lawyer for our conveyancing in Birstall recently. Upon checking the official terms of business I notewe are liable for fees even if the sale aborts. Should I ditch them and instruct an internet firm promising no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Birstall?

It is usually a trade off in that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the conveyancing charges will generally be uplifted to cover the cases that do not proceed. Dont forget that such offerings rarely cover expenditure for instance Birstall conveyancing search costs.

My wife and I have a terraced Edwardian house in Birstall. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Skipton Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two 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 need to assess 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 Birstall and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also question the position with the conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Birstall in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor has said that some banks tend refuse to give a loan on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can look into this further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Birstall. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Birstall especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Birstall.

What does commercial conveyancing in Birstall cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Birstall covers a wide array of guidance, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

I am using a search engine for the term on line conveyancing in Birstall it shows results of numerous property lawyersin the vicinity. How do I determine which is the right conveyancer for my move?

The best method of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so ask colleagues and relatives who have purchased a property in Birstall or the respected estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Birstall vary, so it's sensible to request a minimum of four quotes from different solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the charges are assured not to rise.

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