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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cradley Heath

My previous solicitor has quoted just over a thousand pound for leasehold conveyancing in Cradley Heath. I’m looking to sell a Edwardian detached home for £225,000. This appears overpriced. Is it above the norm for conveyancing in Cradley Heath?

The charges are a tad high. Where you are prepared to invest time contrasting fee on a like for like basis you might shave off some of the cost by perhaps £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you couldlive to regret opting for an a cheaper solicitor. Remember to ensure the solicitor can also act for your lender. You can use our search tool to choose a Cradley Heath conveyancing practice on the lender’s conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Cradley Heath.

I am acquiring a newly constructed apartment in Cradley Heath and my conveyancer is advising me that she is duty bound to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the seller. I am under pressure to exchange and my preference is not to delay matters. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on a bank panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as a first time buyer of a garden flat in Cradley Heath. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on completion from my conveyancer? If so, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Cradley Heath?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Cradley Heath. Your solicitors will transfer the purchase money to the vendor’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be able to receive the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

I am the only beneficiary of my late mum's estate and I have everything in my name alone, including the house in Cradley Heath. The Cradley Heath property was put into my name in April. I want to move. I understand that there is a Mortgage Lenders six month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship could be treated the same way as if I'd bought the house in April. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The CML handbook instructs solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you could be caught by that. Most mortgage companies would take a practical view as this provision is principally there to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the wholesaling and assigning of property.

I am expecting a OIP from Skipton this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Skipton recommend any Cradley Heath solicitors on the Skipton conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Cradley Heath solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Skipton conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Skipton through the process.

I have justbecome aware that Stirling Law have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Cradley Heath for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I establish that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to see if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Cradley Heath conveyancing specialists.

I am looking for a flat up to £195,000 and identified one near me in Cradley Heath I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 51 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Cradley Heath suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a mortgage that many years will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

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