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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brentwood

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

Brentwood 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.

Various online forums that I have visited warn that are the number one cause of obstruction in Brentwood conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the common causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Brentwood.

My business partner and I are hoping to take over a lease of a shop on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Brentwood for less than 1500k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Brentwood, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are looking to acquire or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right solicitor. As for the charges these will vary based on the structure and terms of the deal. Please provide us with your details or telephone us so that we can provide you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

I am using a search engine for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Brentwood it reveals many conveyancerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right property lawyer for purchase transaction?

The preferential method of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so enquire of colleagues and relatives who have bought a property in Brentwood or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Brentwood differ, so it's advisable to request a minimum of four costs illustrations from different companies. Make sure that you clarify that the costs are assured not to to be inflated.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Brentwood conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Brentwood conveyancing firm) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with several firms including non Brentwood conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be helpful:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Brentwood who can give a testimonial? If they are not ALEP accredited then why not?

I am the registered owner of a ground-floor 1960’s flat in Brentwood. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Brentwood conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Brentwood premises is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 57.5 years.

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