My family solicitor has given a fee calculation of just over a thousand pound for no sale no fee conveyancing in Freshford. I am looking to sell a Edwardian house for £175,000. Is this overpriced? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Freshford?
The estimate does seem marginally overpriced. If you are willing to invest time comparing prices you might shave off some of the cost by perhaps a hundred pounds. That being said, you maylive to regret opting for an an untested conveyancer. Don't forget to enquire the firm can act for your mortgage company. You can use our search tool to find a Freshford conveyancing firm on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Freshford.
About to place a bid on a leasehold property in Freshford. The selling agents assure me that it is normal for flats in Freshford to have less than 75 years remaining. I am taking out a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 72 years left.
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 3/2/2019 the requirements read as follows :
My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Freshford. Conveyancing is needed. What are my next steps?
Having for in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you will need to retain a conveyancing solicitor quickly as you will have a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the deal. All auction property will have an associated auction pack. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the auction pack should contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation relating to a leasehold property. You should give this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding organised to complete on the on the contractual date .
I'm the only recipient of my late father’s will and I have everything in my name alone, including the my former home in Freshford. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in January. I want to move. I understand that there is a CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my property ownership could be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the house in January. Do I have to wait 6 months to sell?
The CML handbook obliges solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you might be impacted by that. Most lenders would take a practical view as this requirement is principally there to capture the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of properties.
We expect to receive a AIP from TSB this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do TSB recommend any Freshford solicitors on the TSB conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?
You will need to appoint Freshford solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the TSB conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and TSB through the process.
Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Freshford prior to instructing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks tend refuse to give a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Freshford. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
Taking into account that I will soon part with over three hundred thousand on a terraced house in Freshford I would like to talk to a solicitor regarding thetransaction ahead of instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?
We could not agree more - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in Freshford.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a case reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Freshford should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.