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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dickens Heath

I was recommended to a conveyancer who has sent a quote for £1400 for fixed fee conveyancing in Dickens Heath. I’m hoping to downsize from a modern house for £200,000. Are the quoted fees excessive? Is it in excess of the norm for conveyancing in Dickens Heath?

The quote is fractionally on the high side. Where you are prepared to invest time comparing costs you may be able to shave off some of the cost by as much as £125. On the other hand, you couldlive to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. Don't forget to ensure that the conveyancer can also act for your bank. You can make use of our comparison tool to locate a Dickens Heath conveyancing practice on the banks conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Dickens Heath.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must be out of my let out property in Dickens Heath by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. Can I complete in six weeks as don't want to have to move into short term accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice for your lease unless you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not already done so, contact to your lawyer and request that they apply pressure on the other side, try to a target completion date that all parties will work towards

I purchased a freehold property in Dickens Heath but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Dickens Heath and has limited impact for conveyancing in Dickens Heath but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Dickens Heath. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Dickens Heath

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

I'm remortgaging a apartment in Dickens Heath. I have found my conveyancer's company on the CLC list, but I can't find my lawyer's name as listed on the regulator's website. Should I be concerned?

Not every individual in the law firm must be listed by the regulator. As long there is a manager qualified to 'oversee' the transaction, the actual day-to-day activity can be conducted by unqualified staff.

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