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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dunstable

At long last a loan offer from NatWest for the remortgage of my 4 bedroom flat is expected imminently. Could you recommend a cheap conveyancing solicitor in Dunstable?

You are on the wrong site if you are seeking the cheapest conveyancing in Dunstable. Our aim is to provide excellent value conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Avoid the trap of appointing organisations seducing you with ninety nine pound conveyancing in Dunstable. At best, in deciding on low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up being stung for extras and still not end up with the service you were looking for.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the mortgage came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to appoint their panel conveyancer as I would much rather appoint a Dunstable based conveyancing firm?

You should check but the the probability is that allocate you one of their panel conveyancers where you take up the "fee-free" deal. Contact the bank to determine if they allow a monetary alternative. Some mortgage companies have previously offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case that money can go towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Dunstable.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Dunstable is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Dunstable are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Dunstable you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Dunstable may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

My brother has suggested that I instruct his conveyancing solicitors in Dunstable. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to select a conveyancing solicitor is to have guidance from friends or family who have used the solicitor that you are contemplating using.

I have recently realised that I have 72 years remaining on my lease in Dunstable. I now wish to extend my lease but my freeholder is missing. What options are available to me?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you have used your best endeavours to track down the landlord. For most situations an enquiry agent would be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor both on investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Dunstable.

I own a basement flat in Dunstable, conveyancing having been completed February 2000. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Similar properties in Dunstable with a long lease are worth £191,000. The ground rent is £55 charged once a year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2071

With just 53 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £27,600 and £31,800 as well as legals.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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