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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Downham Market

Having been referred to your service we were about to go ahead with a conveyancing solicitor in Downham Market listed by you but stumbled across some other costs illustrations on the internet look cheaper – why is this?

There are many firms of websites advertising pretending to offer cheap conveyancing, yet more often than not additionalcharges end up with the final bill totally different to the one you expected. In accordance with regulatory requirements fees set out in terms and conditions should be equitable and be applied The law firms that we list for conveyancing in Downham Market genuinely set out all legal fees for a standard conveyancing case.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and must vacate my rented flat in Downham Market by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. Can I complete in 4 weeks as I wish to avoid having to find short term accommodation?

It is unwise to provide notice on a rental unless you have exchanged. If you have not previously done so, update to your lawyer and urge them to they cajole the owners side, try to an acceptable time-line that everyone will work towards

Do I have to pop into the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Downham Market so that I can attend their offices when needed.

Most approved lawyers for banks undertake their communications through Royal Mail, internet or over the phone. This enables them to carry out the legal work for your home move no matter where you live in England or Wales. However you can check if you can still book an appointment to visit conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.

Given that I will soon spend over three hundred thousand on a house in Downham Market I wish to have a conversation with the conveyancer regarding thetransaction in advance of giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we encourage - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer due to be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Downham Market.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a case number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Downham Market should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

Last October I purchased a leasehold house in Downham Market. Am I liable to pay service charges relating to a period prior to my ownership?

Where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. A critical element of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Downham Market Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? It is important to be aware if changing the roof or some other major work is due shortly to be shared by the leasehold owners and will dramatically impact the level of the service charges or require a one off invoice. Plenty Downham Market leasehold properties will be liable to pay a service bill for the upkeep of the block levied on behalf of the freeholder. Where you acquire the property you will have to meet this contribution, normally in instalments during the year. This could be anything from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built blocks. In all likelihood there will be a ground rent to be met annual, normally this is not a large sum, say approximately £50-£100 but you should to enquire it because on occasion it could be many hundreds of pounds.

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