I was referred a lawyer who has sent a quote for £1350 for freehold conveyancing in Edenbridge. I am looking to sell a newly refurbished detached home for £225,000. Are the quoted fees excessive? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Edenbridge?
The costs illustration is slightly on the high side. If you shop around you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as a hundred pounds. That being said, you mightlive to rue choosing an a cheaper solicitor. If is important to ensure the conveyancer can also act for your mortgage company. Do use our comparison tool to get a quote a Edenbridge conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Edenbridge.
I have given 2 months notice to my existing landlord and have to vacate my rented apartment in Edenbridge by 9/4/2019. Conveyancing on my purchase is progressing. Can I complete in 5 weeks as don't want to have to find short term accommodation?
It is unwise to provide notice on a rental unless your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not already done so, contact to your conveyancer and ask them to they chase the owners solicitors, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will look towards
Finally the sale completed on my house in Edenbridge last December but my buyer keeps whats apping every few hours complaining that his conveyancer needs to hear from mylawyer. What should have happened following completion?
Following your house sale your lawyer is obliged to forward the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. If applicable, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been repaid to the buyers solicitors. There are no post completion steps specific conveyancing in Edenbridge.
Me and my brother have a semi-detached Georgian house in Edenbridge. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Halifax. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?
You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Edenbridge and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also question the position with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the work.
I am using a search engine for the words on line conveyancing in Edenbridge it brings up many solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancing solicitor for purchase transaction?
The preferential method of seeking the right conveyancer is through a trusted referral, so ask colleagues and family who have purchased a property in Edenbridge or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Edenbridge vary, so it's sensible to obtain a minimum of three fee calculations from varying types of law firms. Make sure that you clarify that the fees are fixed.