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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Edgbaston

Having been suggested to visit your service we were about to appoint conveyancing solicitor in Edgbaston endorsed using your search tool but have come across alternative estimates on the internet seem cheaper – how come?

One can find plenty of solicitors promoting so-called cut-price conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for additionalcharges result in the final invoice totally different to the one you expected. Conveyancers are obliged to make sure that charges set out in terms and conditions should be equitable and be applied The conveyancers that we list for conveyancing in Edgbaston genuinely set out all costs for the property you plan tobuy.

The owners of the property we are purchasing are using a conveyancing solicitor in Edgbaston who has insisted on a exclusivity agreement with a non-refundable deposit 10k. Are such agreements sensible?

This form of contract is not the norm in Edgbaston, conveyancers will often sway clients away from them as they divert attention from the main conveyancing focus and if you end up having your deposit forfeited then the solicitor is left exposed. Secondly, there is no guarantee that just because the vendor has executed an exclusivity contract they will complete the sale with you. They may be in contravention of the agreement if they receive a large enough offer to do so because a wronged party with the benefit of a exclusivity agreement will still be obliged show losses as a consequence of the breach and these may not compare to the financial upside that the owner may secure by breaching the contract, no matter how morally condemnable the behaviour is.

Completed the sale of my flat in Edgbaston last October yet the purchaser is e-mailing me complaining that her lawyer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Following your disposal your solicitor is duty bound to forward the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where appropriate, your lawyer must also confirm that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps unique to conveyancing in Edgbaston.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Edgbaston is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Edgbaston are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Edgbaston you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Edgbaston may ascertain 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.

What does commercial conveyancing in Edgbaston cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Edgbaston incorporates a wide range of services, provided by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

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