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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Buckinghamshire

Is there a reason to appoint a Buckinghamshire conveyancing firm given that web based conveyancers are cheap by comparison?

To take your time to find get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in Buckinghamshire and you should seek a competitive fee calculation but don’t become consumed with scouring the internet for the cheapest Buckinghamshire conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a distressing house move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a specialist solicitor. An e-mail can never take the place of a phone call and can never replicate a one to one meeting. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of continuity that you rarely receive from an online conveyancer. Our lawyers will contact you regularly to update you on progress making sure that you are never in the dark. Should it ever be necessary to call the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll be sure you're not left wondering what's going on.

Me and my partner are due to exchange on the purchase of a house in Buckinghamshire but as a result of wreckage from the recent storms I have was able negotiate compensation from the seller of £2k in the form of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of amending the contract yet UBS are not allowing this. Why were they approached?

Any conveyancer that is on a UBS approved list is required to advise UBS of any amendments to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your property lawyer to disclose the price change to UBS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, UBS and you would have to appoint a new lawyer for your conveyancing in Buckinghamshire.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Buckinghamshire? Is this really necessary?

You are right in these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Buckinghamshire. However these days you will not be able to complete any conveyancing deal without first submitting evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a council tax bill. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper section as well as the photo card part, one is not satisfactory without the other.

Evidence of your source of money is required under Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancing solicitor must retain this information on file. Your Buckinghamshire conveyancing practitioner will require evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any money from you into their client account and they should also ask additional questions regarding the origin of monies.

About to purchase a new build flat in Buckinghamshire. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Buckinghamshire

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please supply a car parking plan. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

When it comes to leasehold conveyancing in Buckinghamshire what are the most frequent lease problems?

Leasehold conveyancing in Buckinghamshire is not unique. All leases are drafted differently and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Repairing obligations to or maintain parts of the property

You will have a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Birmingham Midshires, The Mortgage Works, and Nottingham Building Society all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is defective they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the purchaser to pull out.

I inherited a 1st floor flat in Buckinghamshire, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Corresponding flats in Buckinghamshire with over 90 years remaining are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2076

With only 58 years left to run the likely cost is going to range between £22,800 and £26,400 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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