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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Farnham Common

The Farnham Common conveyancing firm that I appointed last week on my purchase in Farnham Common have suddenly shut down. They were on acting for me because I had to have a solicitor on the Santander conveyancing panel and my previous Farnham Common lawyer was not. I paid them 275 plus VAT in advance. What should be my next steps?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then inform them immediately so that they can let the sellers know that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Santander conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new solicitors may be able to assist.

I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when purchasing a property in Farnham Common? or Apparently there is historic law that could mean that house owners living in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Farnham Common?

Unless a previous purchase of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that lawyers handling conveyancing in Farnham Common to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Have completed on a a terraced house in Farnham Common , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to record my proprietorship? My Farnham Common conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure the registration formalities are concluded.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Farnham Common registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary subject to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry communicate with any interested parties. Currently approximately three quarters of such applications are fully dealt with within two weeks but occasionally there can be protracted delays. Historically registration is effected after the buyer is living at the premises so registration formalities is not always primary concern but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers could speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a freehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the high street agent to execute conveyancing in Farnham Common. We are not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A solicitor would need to be really bad to suggest replacing them. Has your mortgage offer been sent? In the event that it has you need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the loan are re-sent. Your conveyancer should be on the banks panel to avoid added fees and complications. So that should be your first question of the new solicitors. Our find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a lender approved lawyer for your home move in Farnham Common

What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a Farnham Common conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Farnham Common conveyancing firm) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you speak with two or three firms including non Farnham Common conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be useful:

    What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Farnham Common in the last 12 months? Can they put you in touch with clients in Farnham Common who can give a testimonial?

I invested in buying a 1 bedroom flat in Farnham Common, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar properties in Farnham Common with a long lease are worth £211,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 per annum. The lease ceases on 21st October 2090

With only 68 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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