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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Colnbrook

Having been told to check out your web site we were about to use a conveyancing solicitor in Colnbrook listed by you but stumbled across alternative costs illustrations via the web seem less expensive – how come?

There are a variety of conveyancers marketing theoretically looks to be cut price. We suggest that you think twice about how much you respect your own move to want to be penny wise pound foolish with regard to the standard of the legal work. Many of them highlight a budget quote as a headline but hide additional costs in the fine print..

My nephew is in the process of securing a newly built flat in Colnbrook with a home loan from Nottingham. His lawyer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Nottingham conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when requested. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Nottingham conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Will my lawyer be raising enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Colnbrook.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for conveyancers conducting conveyancing in Colnbrook. Some people will buy a house in Colnbrook, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that may be initiated by the buyer or by their solicitors which will figure out the risks in Colnbrook. The standard property information forms supplied to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) incorporates a standard question of the seller to find out whether the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not notified by the seller, then a buyer could commence a compensation claim resulting from an misleading reply. The purchaser’s lawyers will also conduct an environmental report. This should higlight if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations will need to be initiated.

Just acquired a terraced house in Colnbrook , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register my title? My Colnbrook conveyancing solicitor has been very slow, so I want to be certain that my ownership is registered.

As far as conveyancing in Colnbrook registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. Rather than based on location, timescales can adjust subject to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry need to notify any 3rd persons or bodies. At present roughly 80% of such applications are fully dealt with within 12 days but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Historically registration is effected after the purchaser has moved in to the property so post completion formalities is not always top priority but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

Completion is due on our sale of a £425,000 apartment in Colnbrook next Friday. The management company has quoted £336 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Colnbrook?

Colnbrook conveyancing on leasehold flats typically results in administration charges raised by freeholders :

    Addressing conveyancing due diligence questions Where consent is required before sale in Colnbrook Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Colnbrook leasehold property is £350. For Colnbrook conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to supply the information.

I invested in buying a 1 bedroom flat in Colnbrook, conveyancing was carried out March 2010. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in Colnbrook with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease runs out on 21st October 2082

With only 59 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £20,900 and £24,200 as well as professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information 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. You should not move forward based on this information without first getting professional advice.

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