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Ready to buy a new home in Chatteris? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Chatteris conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chatteris

Would the conveyancing practitioners to be found on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Chatteris?

We know of a few niche solicitors we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Chatteris is just one of our areas of where our lawyers are based.

What will a local search tell me about the house my wife and I purchasing in Chatteris?

Chatteris conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Xpress Legal The local search plays a central part in most Chatteris conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic areas.

Is it simple use your search tool to select a conveyancing lawyer in Chatteris on the approved list for my mortgage?

Step one is to pick a mortgage company such as Santander, Skipton Building Society or Nottingham Building Society then type in your preferred area for instance Chatteris. Conveyancing practices in Chatteris and further afield should be listed.

We expect to complete our sale of a £125,000 garden flat in Chatteris in 10 days. The freeholder has quoted £312 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Chatteris?

Chatteris conveyancing on leasehold apartments usually requires the purchaser’s conveyancer submitting questions for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is not legally bound to address such questions most will be content to do so. They are at liberty to invoice a reasonable charge for answering enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average costs for the information that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some cases it is in excess of £800. The administration charge required by the landlord must be sent together with a synopsis of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the invoice is technically not due. In reality one has little choice but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to sell the property.

I acquired a garden flat in Chatteris, conveyancing having been completed in 2007. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Similar properties in Chatteris with over 90 years remaining are worth £191,000. The ground rent is £55 invoiced every year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2075

With 53 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £27,600 and £31,800 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Chatteris. I I would like to check if they are listed on the bank's conveyancing panel. Could you advise?

You should call the solicitor to check if they are on the bank's approved list. Alternatively please get in touch with us and we can investigate and revert. Should the firm not be on the bank panel we can certainly arrange a reputable conveyancing solicitor in Chatteris on the panel for your lender.

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