We are looking to buy a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Cookham who is on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Kent Reliance . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Cookham.
I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Cookham prior to instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Cookham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Cookham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
Do I need to be wary by third parties that I am dealing with are suggesting an internet conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Cookham conveyancing practice?
As is the case with lots of professional services, often suggestions from family and friends can be worth their weight in gold. Nevertheless there are numerous parties with a keen interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, financial adviser and banks might all suggest solicitors to use. On occasion these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there may be a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You have the right to select your own conveyancer. You need to be aware that the majority of lenders specify a panel list of lawyers you have to use for the lender aspect of your conveyancing.
In searching the internet for the words conveyancing in Cookham it brings up many property lawyerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right property lawyer for me?
The preferential way of choosing the right conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so enquire of colleagues and those you trust who have purchased a property in Cookham or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Cookham vary, so it's advisable to secure a minimum of four quotes from different property lawyers. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the fees are fixed.
I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Cookham. Before I set the wheels in motion I want to be sure as to the remaining lease term.
If the lease is registered - and almost all are in Cookham - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.
I acquired a ground floor flat in Cookham, conveyancing was carried out in 2008. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Equivalent properties in Cookham with a long lease are worth £191,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 yearly. The lease ceases on 21st October 2073
With 53 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £27,600 and £31,800 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.
The figure 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 tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.