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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Barnet

Having been referred to your site we were about to use a conveyancing solicitor in East Barnet listed on your site but stumbled across some other estimates via the web look less pricey – how come?

There are a variety of solicitors offering at first sight what seems to be the cheapest conveyancing in East Barnet. We would urge you to think twice as to how much you respect your own move to you are willing to be penny wise pound foolish with regard to the standard of the legal work. Many of them highlight a budget fee to grab your attention but bury additional costs in the fine print..

Our lawyer has identified a defect with the lease for the flat we are purchasing in East Barnet. The seller’s lawyers have suggested title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our conveyancer says that he must check that the lender is content with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?

Notwithstanding that you have a mortgage offer from the lender does not mean to say that the property will meet their provisions for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. You and the mortgage company are the client. These conveyancing instructions must be adhered to.

It has been 2 months following my purchase conveyancing in East Barnet took place. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in East Barnet. 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 legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in East Barnet

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. 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. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? 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.

My partner has suggested that I instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in East Barnet. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing solicitor is to get referrals from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor you're considering.

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