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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Felpham

We went with a high street firm for my conveyancing in Felpham recently. Upon checking the terms of engagement I noteI am responsible for charges even where the transaction does not complete. Would I be best advised to select an on-line lawyer advertising no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Felpham?

It is usually a trade off in that if "No Completion No Fee" is offered then the fee levels will generally be higher to neutralise those conveyances that do not go ahead. Also remember that these deals tend not to cover expenses for instance Felpham conveyancing search expenses.

I have been told that property searches are a common reason for hinderance in Felpham conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Felpham.

In searching the internet for the words conveyancing in Felpham it brings up numerous conveyancerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The preferential method of seeking the right conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so ask colleagues and family who have acquired a property in Felpham or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Felpham vary, so it's a good idea to request a minimum of three quotes from different companies. Be sure to seek confirmation that the costs are guaranteed not to escalate.

Do you have any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Felpham with the purpose of saving time on the sale process?

  • Much of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Felpham can be bypassed where you instruct lawyers as soon as your agents start advertising the property and request that they start to collate the leasehold documentation needed by the purchasers’ conveyancers.
  • In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s consent? Have you, for example installed wooden flooring? Most leases in Felpham state that internal structural alterations or installing wooden flooring calls for a licence from the Landlord approving such works. Should you dont have the approvals in place do not contact the landlord without checking with your solicitor first. Some Felpham leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this is the case, you should place the estate agents on notice to make sure that the purchasers put in hand bank and professional references. Any bank reference should make it clear that the buyer is able to meet the annual service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the purchasers or their solicitors. The majority of freeholders or Management Companies in Felpham levy fees for providing management packs for a leasehold home. You or your lawyers should discover the fee that they propose to charge. The management information can be applied for as soon as you have a buyer, thus reducing delays. The average time it takes to receive management information is three weeks. It is the most usual cause of frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Felpham.

I acquired a 2 bed flat in Felpham, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Equivalent flats in Felpham with a long lease are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2090

With 71 years left to run the likely cost is going to be between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.

Why is New Build conveyancing in Felpham more expensive?

Buying a new build property is completely different from the normal house buying conveyancing in Felpham. For a start housebuilders normally require contracts to exchange very quickly, so there is a lot of pressure on your conveyancing practitioner to ensure everything is in order. In addition new build conveyancing frequently necessitate examination of adoption of highways, drains, planning considerations, building warranties or architects certificates. Mortgage company requirements are also more demanding. Given the complex nature of the process for these types of properties, the conveyancing new build fees are higher than normal.

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