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Ready to buy a new home in Fetcham? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Fetcham transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Fetcham

My mortgage broker says he needs my Fetcham law firm’s panel reference for the Nationwide conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have e-mailed my local Fetcham office but they don't know it.

Have you tried calling your Fetcham conveyancer about this?. Most Fetcham conveyancing firms will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each mortgage company.

What does commercial conveyancing in Fetcham cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Fetcham incorporates a wide array of services, given by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

My husband and I are 18 days into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the estate agent to execute conveyancing in Fetcham. We are not happy. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

A lawyer would have to be very poor to suggest changing them. Has the mortgage offer been generated? If so you must make them aware of the new contact details and ensure the loan are re-issued. Your conveyancer should be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid added charges and frustration. So that should be your first question of the new solicitors. The search tool can assist you in finding a lender approved lawyer for your home move in Fetcham

Do you have any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Fetcham from the perspective of speeding up the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Fetcham can be avoided where you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start marketing the property and request that they start to collate the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ solicitors.
  • Some Fetcham leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this is the case, it would be prudent to notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers put in hand bank and professional references. Any bank reference will need to confirm that the buyers are able to meet the yearly 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 buyers or their lawyers. The majority of landlords or Management Companies in Fetcham levy fees for supplying management packs for a leasehold home. You or your lawyers should discover the actual amount of the charges. The management pack sought as soon as you have a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The average time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most usual reason for delay in leasehold conveyancing in Fetcham. 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 Fetcham state that internal structural changes or installing wooden flooring necessitate a licence issued by the Landlord approving such changes. Should you fail to have the approvals to hand you should not contact the landlord without checking with your conveyancer in advance.

I am the registered owner of a studio flat in Fetcham, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Fetcham with a long lease are worth £211,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 levied per year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2086

With only 67 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £10,500 and £12,000 plus costs.

The figure 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 a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

I have recently placed an offer on a leasehold flat in Fetcham and the broker that we are dealing with recommended his conveyancing practitioner. They quoted £900 excluding VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound steep?

You should not rely on a single estimate. You should obtain like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Fetcham. Then select one that you trust and just as important, is on the approved panel of the lender that you are sourcing your mortgage from.

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