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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chandlers Ford

My fiance’s dad is a conveyancing practitioner. I anticipate that I will be offered friends and family fee for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what level of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Chandlers Ford?

You should contrast pricing. Make use of our search tool on this page. Whilst estimates seem to be different but the service one can expect are distinct between law firms as is true with most professions.

As someone not used to the Chandlers Ford conveyancing process what’s the number one tip you can impart for the house moving process in Chandlers Ford

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Chandlers Ford and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of room for confrontation between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For instance, the seller, estate agent and sometimes the bank. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Chandlers Ford an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose interest is to protect your best interests and to protect you.

On occasion a potential adversary may try and convince you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For instance, the estate agent may claim to be helping by claiming that your conveyancer is slow. Or your financial adviser may advise you to do something that is contrary to your solicitors recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

How does conveyancing in Chandlers Ford differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Chandlers Ford contact us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is completed. This is because new home sellers in Chandlers Ford tend to buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Chandlers Ford or who has acted in the same development.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Chandlers Ford conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Chandlers Ford conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Chandlers Ford conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be helpful:

    How experienced is the firm with lease extension legislation? If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?

Chandlers Ford Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    You should be aware if it is less than 80 years it will affect the marketability of the apartment. Check with your lender that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will almost definitely need a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out how much this will be. Remember, in most cases you will need to own the residence for a couple of years in order to be entitled to extend the lease. Is there a share of the freehold?

Been searching for a property lawyer for leasehold sale conveyancing in Chandlers Ford. I'm selling, uncomplicated no mortgage to discharge, no rush, currently empty. Had a quote from a property lawyer for nine hundred pounds including VAT which is a little steep considering its so straightforward. Can I pay less for conveyancing in Chandlers Ford?

Considering it’s a sale only, £500 + VAT would be about the best for sale conveyancing in Chandlers Ford.

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