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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crewkerne

My family solicitor has given a fee calculation of £1700 for freehold conveyancing in Crewkerne. I’m looking to sell a Georgian house for £125,000. This appears too much. Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in Crewkerne?

The charges are a tad high. If you are content to invest time contrasting fee on a like for like basis you may be able to reduce the fees marginally by perhaps £125. That being said, you mightcome to rue opting for an an untested lawyer. If is important to be sure the firm can also act for your lender. You can use our search tool to find a Crewkerne conveyancing company on the banks conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Crewkerne.

Having sold my house in Crewkerne last October but our buyer keeps e-mailing me to moan that his lawyer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What should have happened following completion?

After completion of your disposal your solicitor is obliged to send the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Where relevant, your solicitor must also evidence that the mortgage has been paid off to the buyers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Crewkerne.

We are planning to purchase with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. We have called around locally but am unable to find a Crewkerne conveyancing firm on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved list. Can you help?

You should take advantage of the find a lender approved solicitor tool on this page. Pick the mortgage company and type Crewkerne or your preferred area and you will be presented with numerous solicitors offices in Crewkerne or nearest you.

is it true that all Crewkerne solicitors on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Kent Reliance approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. The majority of mortgage companies do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be governed by the CLC.

I currently have a mortgage with Kent Reliance for my property in Crewkerne. Conveyancing has been completed a year ago. Should I wish to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Kent Reliance?

You must advise Kent Reliance before letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Kent Reliance’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Kent Reliance directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Kent Reliance conveyancing panel lawyer.

After what seems like an age I have had an offer on an apartment in Crewkerne agreed to, the vendors do however have an associated purchase. The sellers have put an offer on somewhere, but it’s not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other apartments booked. I have selected a local conveyancing solicitor in Crewkerne. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with Santander going?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Crewkerne conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you must ensure that your solicitor is on the Santander conveyancing panel. Regarding the subsequent stages this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your transaction, desire for the property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market some buyers will apply for a home loan with Santander and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their property lawyer to press on with the conveyancing in Crewkerne.

I am looking for a ground for flat up to £305k and identified one close by in Crewkerne I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it only has 52 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Crewkerne suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

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