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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Erdington

Are you able to suggest a Skipton Building Society sanctioned Erdington conveyancing practice that can complete within under 3 weeks? Would it be better to use a local Erdington solicitor or a national firm?

We can recommend some very good Erdington conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the main road in Erdington. Go in to a couple of law practices and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Mention your requirements together with your reasons and get a commitment on speed. Select the one that appears most efficient.

We are purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Erdington who is on the Skipton solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Erdington.

A colleague advised me that in buying a property in Erdington there could be a number of restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Erdington which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Erdington should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

My conveyancer has informed me that lack of planning permission insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Erdington conveyancing?

The right level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Santander and Virgin Money. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Erdington. I have a mortgage agreed with Santander. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Santander, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Santander conveyancing panel.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Erdington and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Erdington. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Erdington area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Erdington. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Helen (my wife) and I may need to sub-let our Erdington ground floor flat temporarily due to taking a sabbatical. We used a Erdington conveyancing firm in 2004 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to seek any guidance as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

A lease governs the relationship between the landlord and you the leaseholder; in particular, it will say if subletting is prohibited, or permitted but only subject to certain caveats. The rule is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in Erdington do not prevent subletting altogether – such a clause would adversely affect the market value the flat. Instead, there is usually a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a copy of the sublease.

I own a garden flat in Erdington, conveyancing formalities finalised July 2011. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Equivalent properties in Erdington with a long lease are worth £176,000. The ground rent is £50 per annum. The lease ceases on 21st October 2069

You have 50 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £31,400 and £36,200 plus legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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