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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cumbria

A mortgage agreement from HSBC for the refinancing of my single room flat is to be issued imminently. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing law firm in Cumbria?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Cumbria. Our aim is to provide excellent value conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing companies offering the bait of £100 conveyancing in Cumbria. In your best case scenario, in deciding on low cost conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst it will result in you with a surprising uplift in additional fees and still not get the service you were looking for.

Various internet forums that I have frequented warn that are the primary reason for hinderance in Cumbria conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Cumbria.

Given that I am about to spend over three hundred thousand on a garden flat in Cumbria I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer regarding thehouse move in advance of appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

This is something that we recommend - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer due to be carrying out your conveyancing in Cumbria.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important individual, not a case reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Cumbria should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

Having had my offer accepted I require leasehold conveyancing in Cumbria. Before I get started I want to be sure as to the remaining lease term.

If the lease is registered - and 99.9% are in Cumbria - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars 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 am the registered owner of a 2 bed flat in Cumbria, conveyancing was carried out 9 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Comparable properties in Cumbria with an extended lease are worth £211,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 levied per year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2086

With just 68 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to range between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

Can I establish who is the owner of a property in Cumbria?

On the basis that the property is registered with HM Land Registry, and you have sufficient specifics of the address of the premises, you will be able to view results from the HMLR of the recorded proprietor for a for less than a fiver.

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