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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Buckfastleigh

At long last a mortgage offer from HSBC for the remortgage of my 3 room garden flat is to be issued within the next few days. Could you propose a low cost conveyancing solicitor in Buckfastleigh?

This site is not designed to aid those in pursuit of the lowest fares for conveyancing solicitors in Buckfastleigh. We can offer you affordable conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be swayed by companies enticing you with ninety nine pound conveyancing in Buckfastleigh. At best, in going for low cost conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst it will result in you invoiced for extras and still not end up with the service you were hoping for.

Is it necessary to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a house in Buckfastleigh?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Buckfastleigh to continue to recommend a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Buckfastleigh I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 49 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Buckfastleigh for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for at least twenty four months you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

I was pointed in your direction by a number of estate agents in Buckfastleigh to get a quote from a solicitor on your site. Is there a financial incentive for Estate Agents to promote your site over another?

We refuse to make any commission for directing people in our direction. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

Planning to complete next month on a garden flat in Buckfastleigh. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they are sending me a report next week. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Buckfastleigh should include some of the following:

    Repair and maintenance of the flat if lease caters for for a slush fund? What remedies are open the freeholder should you breach a clause of your lease? The physical ownership of the demise. This could be the apartment itself but might incorporate a loft or storage are if appropriate.
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Buckfastleigh please enquire of your solicitor in ahead of your conveyancing in Buckfastleigh.

I acquired a basement flat in Buckfastleigh, conveyancing having been completed March 2001. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable properties in Buckfastleigh with a long lease are worth £211,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease ends on 21st October 2090

With just 67 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to range between £10,500 and £12,000 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more comprehensive investigations. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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