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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dorset

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could affect a commercial property in Dorset?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Dorset will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Dorset. The report sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Dorset.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Dorset it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may cause delays to Dorset commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Dorset.

What is different about your site and other online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in Dorset?

At this site get an accurate costs illustration from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances for your conveyancing in Dorset. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a fee if you instruct them for your conveyancing in Dorset

Should I go with a Dorset conveyancing lawyer based in the vicinity that I am purchasing? We have a good friend who can execute the legal formalities but her office is a couple of hundredkilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a high street Dorset conveyancing practice is that you can visit the firm to sign paperwork, deliver your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local knowledge which is a plus. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust used your friend and they were impressed that must outweigh using an unfamiliar Dorset conveyancing solicitor just because they are local.

I've found a house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have since found out that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns purchasing a leasehold house in Dorset. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be appointed. Will my lawyers set out the risks of buying a leasehold house in Dorset ?

Most houses in Dorset are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Dorset so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Dorset conveyancing solicitor and check that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions such as obtaining the landlord’spermission to carry out changes to the property. It may be necessary to pay a service charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the property is part of an estate. Your solicitor will report to you on the legal implications.

I inherited a 1 bedroom flat in Dorset, conveyancing formalities finalised 6 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Comparable properties in Dorset with an extended lease are worth £185,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2078

With 60 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £20,000 and £23,000 plus legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information without first getting professional advice.

What advice do you have for searching for auction conveyancing in Dorset?

First ask your friends and family they would would seek assistance from. Option 2 is to look on the internet for conveyancing in Dorset. Call two or three from the list and ask them to email you their conveyancing charges and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will handle your conveyancing before you commit. Third is to make use of this site to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your unique factors including location,speed, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is.Resist the temptation to appoint lowest cost conveyancing solicitors in Dorset

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