Just been in touch with my conveyancing lawyer in Corwen who completed the legal work two years ago requesting a conveyancing estimate based on an identical type of house move (a leasehold property and a freehold premises) of similar values with a loan from Clydesdale. I am now being quoted double. Am I right to be tempted to shop around for an alternative property lawyer?
The costs illustration is fractionally on the high side. If you shop around you might reduce the fees slightly by as much as £125. That being said, assuming were pleased with the assistance the firm provided you mightlive to regret choosing an an unknown solicitor. Don't forget to ensure that the solicitor can represent Clydesdale. Do use our search tool to locate a Corwen conveyancing firm on the Clydesdale member panel, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Corwen.
As someone not used to conveyancing in Corwen what’s the number one tip you can give me concerning the house moving process in Corwen
Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Corwen or throughout Denbighshire is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of room for friction between you and others involved in the transaction. For example, the seller, estate agent and on occasion your mortgage company. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Corwen an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the transaction whose role it is to protect your best interests and to protect you.
Sometimes a potential adversary will try and convince you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the property agent may claim to be helping by claiming that your solicitor is wrong. Or your mortgage broker may try to convince you to do something that is against your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.
Me and my brother purchased a 4 bedroom Edwardian house in Corwen. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Britannia. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?
You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Corwen and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the situation with your conveyancing solicitor who completed the work.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Corwen is where the house is located. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Corwen are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Corwen you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Corwen may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.
What does commercial conveyancing in Corwen cover?
Non domestic conveyancing in Corwen incorporates a wide array of services, given by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. For example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.