I was referred a lawyer who has given a fee calculation of just over a thousand pound for no sale no fee conveyancing in Fleet. I am looking to sell a Edwardian house for £250,000. Are these conveyancing fees excessive? Is it in excess of the norm for conveyancing in Fleet?
The charges are a tad high. If you are happy to invest time comparing fee on a like for like basis you may be able to decrease the fees marginally by perhaps £125. That being said, you maylive to regret choosing an a cheaper solicitor. If is important to check the firm can represent your mortgage company. You can make use of our comparison tool to select a Fleet conveyancing firm on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Fleet.
I am in a contract race with another prospective purchaser for a property in Fleet. What can be done to speed up the legal process?
Where you are under time constraints for your conveyancing it is advisable to make sure that your lawyer is familiar with the location as they will have local contacts and insight. It is possible that they could have conducted previousproperties in the same neighbourhood. You would be best advised to use a Fleet conveyancing firm. In addition, ensure that the conveyancing firm is on the lender panel. It is estimated that 18% of Fleet conveyancing transactions are suspended or derailed after discovering a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their mortgage lender’s list of approved solicitors. In many cases this discovery resulted in the legal transfer of property being held up by an average of 21 days. It is estimated that this issue affects approximately one hundred thousand home sales every year. Most Fleet conveyancing firms can not act for certain lenders so do check at the outset.
The deeds to my home can not be found. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Fleet 4 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?
As long as the title is registered the information relating to your proprietorship will be evidenced by the Land Registry under a Title Number. It is easy to conduct a search at the Land Registry, locate your property and order current copies of the Registered Entries for less than a fiver. If the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a file copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be obtained for a small fee.
I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Fleet ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some banks will not grant a loan on this type of premises.
It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can investigate further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Fleet. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Fleet to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
I am using a search engine for the term conveyancing in Fleet it shows results of numerous conveyancerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for my move?
The ideal way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a personal referral, so ask friends and relatives who have purchased a property in Fleet or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Fleet vary, so it's sensible to request at least four costs illustrations from varying types of property lawyers. Be sure to seek confirmation that the costs are guaranteed not to escalate.