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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Waltham

We are planning to move home in August. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Bishops Waltham. Conveyancing firm was found prior to coming across this website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the keys from the estate agent but this should only occur when the sellers solicitors inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be collected. You will need to inform the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal organisation but can help you locate a conveyancing in Bishops Waltham or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Bishops Waltham.

We previously selected solicitors locally in Bishops Waltham on the Lloyds solicitor panel. They are now charging me an additional amount for handling the Lloyds mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Lloyds?

Provided it is contained in their Terms and Conditions or Quote then yes your conveyancer is entitled to charge a fee for this. This charge is not set by Lloyds but by your Bishops Waltham conveyancing practitioner. Plenty of firms on the Lloyds panel will quote ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.

I'm in the throws of looking at apartments in Bishops Waltham and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a property lawyer in place at this stage? I will be getting a home loan with Nottingham.

It would be sensible to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. Given that you are seeking a mortgage with Nottingham, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Bishops Waltham benefiting from help to buy. The sellers refused to budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent suggested that I not inform my solicitor about this deal as it could affect my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

My company is looking to take over a lease of a shop on a shopping parade. Can you recommend solicitors offering fixed costs for commercial conveyancing in Bishops Waltham for under 1500k?

We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Bishops Waltham, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are looking to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we can find you the right firm. Regarding the costs these will vary based on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your details or telephone us so that we can supply you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

In scouring the internet for the term on line conveyancing in Bishops Waltham it shows results of numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The preferential way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so ask friends and relatives who have acquired a property in Bishops Waltham or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Bishops Waltham vary, so it's advisable to request at least three costs illustrations from different property lawyers. Be sure to seek confirmation that the charges are guaranteed not to escalate.

I am employed by a reputable estate agent office in Bishops Waltham where we have witnessed a number of flat sales jeopardised due to short leases. I have been given contradictory information from local Bishops Waltham conveyancing solicitors. Could you clarify whether the seller of a flat can start 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. The benefit of this is that the buyer can avoid having to sit tight for 2 years to extend their lease. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done before, or at the same time as completion of the disposal of the property.

An alternative approach is 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 buyer.

I acquired a studio flat in Bishops Waltham, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar flats in Bishops Waltham with an extended lease are worth £179,000. The ground rent is £65 invoiced annually. The lease finishes on 21st October 2076

You have 57 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to be between £26,600 and £30,800 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

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 a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. 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 want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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