Me and my husband are acquiring a flat in Coombe Dingle. My Conveyancer has never been on on the bank conveyancing list. Can I still appoint my Coombe Dingle conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the lender panel?
You have a number of choices available to you here
- Complete the deal with your existing Coombe Dingle solicitor but your bank will need to retain a conveyancing practitioner on their conveyancing panel. This will result in additional charges together with likely frustration.
- Choose a new solicitor to act in the purchase, making sure they are on the bank conveyancing panel.
- Convince your property lawyer to apply to join the lender panel
My friend advised me that where I am buying in Coombe Dingle I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
A search of this type is usually quoted for as part of the standard Coombe Dingle conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and setting out important information about Coombe Dingle around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Coombe Dingle Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Coombe Dingle Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information about Coombe Dingle.
I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Coombe Dingle. Now, I need my documents but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Coombe Dingle of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am a sole trader intending to take an assignment of a lease of an office on a shopping parade. Can you recommend solicitors offering competitive charges for non-domestic conveyancing in Coombe Dingle for less than £2000?
We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Coombe Dingle, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are intending to acquire or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we can find you the right lawyer. As for the charges these will vary based on the structure and terms of the deal. Let us have your contact information or telephone so as to enable us to supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.
We expect to complete the sale of our £475,000 garden flat in Coombe Dingle on Monday in a week. The management company has quoted £408 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Coombe Dingle?
Coombe Dingle conveyancing on leasehold flats ordinarily results in administration charges invoiced by landlords agents :
Answering pre-exchange questions
Where consent is required before sale in Coombe Dingle
Supplying insurance information
Deeds of covenant upon sale
Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
I acquired a split level flat in Coombe Dingle, conveyancing was carried out 3 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Corresponding flats in Coombe Dingle with over 90 years remaining are worth £211,000. The ground rent is £45 charged once a year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2088
With 67 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £10,500 and £12,000 as well as costs.
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 investigations. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.