How do I find the right lawyer to give a high level service for our conveyancing in Duxford?
Option 1 is to ask your friends and family who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.
Second, use a search tool on the web for conveyancing in Duxford. Ring a couple or more firms listed and request that they email you their conveyancing charges and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will handle the legal process prior tomaking your decision.
Third is to use this site to help you find the right lawyers for you based on your own expectations including area of the property,timings, complexity and who the proposed lender is. Avoid the trap of appointing ninety nine pound conveyancing in Duxford
We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to instruct their panel conveyancer as I would much rather instruct a Duxford based conveyancing firm?
You should check but the chances are that appoint one of their panel conveyancers if you take up the "fee-free" offer. Speak to the bank and check if they make available a cash alternative. It is not unheard for a lender to give a £250 cashback as a further option in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Duxford.
I have been advised by numerous property agents in Duxford to get a quote from a property lawyer using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to market your site ahead of alternative conveyancing organisations?
We refuse to give any referral fee for sending work in our direction. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.
My husband and I are new on the property ladder - agreed a price, yet the property agent informed us that the owners will only go ahead if we appoint their recommended solicitors as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street conveyancer with experience of conveyancing in Duxford
We suspect that the owner is not behind this demand. If they desire ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious buyer is counter productive. Speak to the vendors direct and make the point that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances in place © you have nothing to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you will continue to instruct your own,trusted Duxford conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will give the estate agent a referral fee or achieve conveyancing thresholds demanded by corporate headquarters.
My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Duxford. Conveyancing and TSB mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in Duxford who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?
First contact HMLR to make sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Duxford conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.
I own a 1 bedroom flat in Duxford, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Duxford with over 90 years remaining are worth £216,000. The ground rent is £50 yearly. The lease ceases on 21st October 2088
With just 70 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £9,500 and £11,000 plus professional fees.
The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.