I require conveyancing for a flat in a fairly new development (five years old) in Exmouth. Almost all the appartments are already disposed of. Do I need carry out the conveyancing searches for my conveyancing in Exmouth?
You are opening yourself up to an unnecessary risk in not carrying out Exmouth conveyancing searches. Without searches you have no clarity over flooding, environmental etc which may mean you walk away due to potential problems down the line. If you are buying without a mortgage there is no legal necessity to have them, but we would absolutely advise in the strongest possible terms that you have them. Where speed and driving down costs are primary issues you should consider with your conveyancer about the options such as indemnity insurance available to you
What is the best way to find out if the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Exmouth is on the mortgage lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Bank of Scotland thus paying £192.00 in supplemental conveyancing invoice.
You should make the most of the search tool on this web page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Exmouth’ or your location and you will discover a number of lawyer based in Exmouth or near you.
A friend advised me that where I am buying in Exmouth I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Exmouth conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and setting out significant information about Exmouth around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Exmouth Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Exmouth Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Exmouth.
My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a residential purchase having been referred to solicitors by the high street agent to execute conveyancing in Exmouth. I am am extremely frustrated with the quality of service. Can you you assist me in finding new solicitors?
A solicitor would have to be really poor in order to consider diss instructing them. Has the loan offer been sent? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the offer are re-sent. Your conveyancer should be on the banks panel to avoid added expenses and complications. That should be your starting point. Our find a solicitor tool will help you find a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Exmouth
Due to exchange soon on a garden flat in Exmouth. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they report fully within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?
The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Exmouth should include some of the following:
Does the lease prohibit wood flooring? Will you be prohibited or prevented from having pets in the property? Does the lease prevent you from renting out the property, or working from home Responsibility to repair and maintain the main walls and foundations. It is essential that you know who is responsible the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your property and do you know what it means in practice?
I purchased a 1 bedroom flat in Exmouth, conveyancing having been completed 6 years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Exmouth with a long lease are worth £197,000. The ground rent is £55 yearly. The lease ceases on 21st October 2076
With only 56 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £29,500 and £34,000 as well as legals.
The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more comprehensive 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 want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.