I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Frampton Cotterell. Now, I need my files but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Frampton Cotterell of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Frampton Cotterell is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?
Flying freeholds in Frampton Cotterell are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Frampton Cotterell you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Frampton Cotterell may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.
I am selling my house. My former conveyancers have shut. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Frampton Cotterell if that affects matters.
Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Frampton Cotterell. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.
Am I best advised to appoint a Frampton Cotterell conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? We have a good friend who can carry out the conveyancing but they are based 300kilometers drive away.
The primary upside of using a high street Frampton Cotterell conveyancing firm is that you can pop in to execute paperwork, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Frampton Cotterell know how is a benefit. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and the majority were content that should surpass using an unknown Frampton Cotterell conveyancing solicitor just because they are Frampton Cotterell based.
What are your top tips when it comes to finding a Frampton Cotterell conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?
When appointing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Frampton Cotterell conveyancing practice) it is essential that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you speak with two or three firms including non Frampton Cotterell conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be useful:
How familiar is the practice with lease extension legislation? What are the legal fees for lease extension work?
I inherited a basement flat in Frampton Cotterell, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Comparable flats in Frampton Cotterell with over 90 years remaining are worth £202,000. The ground rent is £60 yearly. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2077
With 57 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £28,500 and £33,000 as well as costs.
The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.