We selected a local solicitor for our conveyancing in Brighton recently. Reviewing the official terms of business it is apparent thatI am liable for charges even if the sale doesn't happen. Would I be best advised to select an internet solicitor practice who offer no move no charge conveyancing in Brighton?
Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will tend to be be more expensive to counteract those cases that do not go ahead. Do bear in mind that such deals generally do not protect you from expenditure for instance Brighton conveyancing search charges.
We are acquiring our first house. Our property lawyer has texted usto enquire if we would like to order supplemental conveyancing searches. Frankly we have no idea as to what's relevant for conveyancing in Brighton
The quantity and type of Brighton conveyancing searches should be triggered based primarily on the property, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your knowledge of the region and risks, your general attitude to risk. What matters is that you adequately appreciate what information each search could supply. Then you can decide if you personally think you need that information. If in doubt, ask the solicitor to guide you.
I am thinking of remortgaging my flat in Brighton, does my lawyer need to be on the Yorkshire BS Conveyancing panel?
In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel, but Yorkshire BS would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same transaction.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Brighton?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Brighton. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
My boyfriend is purchasing a shared ownership flat in Brighton. He was given a quote by the conveyancer connected to the estate agents and it came to £1300 . It was 7 years ago since I sold and bought a home and it cost was £600. Have fees really gone up that much?
We would recommend that you contact a few local Brighton conveyancing solicitors seeking estimates. It is advisable to base your choice not just on cost, but on promptness and on how comprehensive the reply is.