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Find a Chapeltown Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chapeltown

My fiance’s step-father is a solicitor. I am hopeful that I will receive friends and family fee for conveyancing, However if that does not come materialise, what kind of costs should I be expecting for conveyancing in Chapeltown?

It’s a good idea to obtain 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing estimates. Do use our comparison tool on this site. Whilst charges do vary but the service one can expect differ between conveyancers as is true with most professions.

Can the conveyancing solicitors identified through your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Chapeltown?

There are a few auction practitioners we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Chapeltown is one of our locations in which our lawyers are based.

We see that you have a post code search directory identifying firms on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I retain them for our conveyancing in Chapeltown?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the HSBC conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Chapeltown.

I used Wolstenholmes several years ago for my conveyancing in Chapeltown. I now require my file but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Chapeltown of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I today plan to offer on a house that appears to be perfect, at a great figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have since been informed that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Chapeltown. Conveyancing lawyers have are about to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Chapeltown are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can assist with the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are buying in Chapeltown in which case you should be looking for a Chapeltown conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the unexpired lease term. Being a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions for example obtaining the landlord’sconsent to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is part of an estate. Your lawyer will advise you fully on all the issues.

I am the registered owner of a studio flat in Chapeltown, conveyancing was carried out December 2000. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Similar properties in Chapeltown with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2077

You have 58 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to be between £22,800 and £26,400 as well as legals.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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