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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Frinton and Walton

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Frinton and Walton listed on your site but stumbled across alternative fee calculations via the web seem less expensive – why is this?

There are numerous solicitors advertising at first sight what seems to be cut price. You should think long and hard as to how important this transaction is to you that want to take 'cheap' risks concerning the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them list a low quote to catch your eye but bury extra fees in the small print..

Just bought a detached house in Frinton and Walton , how long should it take for the Land Registry to record my ownership? My Frinton and Walton conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to be sure the registration is dealt with.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Frinton and Walton registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can adjust depending on who lodges the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry have to notify any interested parties. At present roughly 80% of such applications are fully addressed within 12 days but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Registration is effected after the purchaser is living at the premises so 'speed' is not usually an essential issue yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Frinton and Walton with the aid of help to buy. The sellers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The property agent told me not to tell my solicitor about the extras as it may impact my loan with Chelsea Building Society. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandmother I am selling a property in Swansea but reside in Frinton and Walton. My conveyancer (based 260 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Frinton and Walton to attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are based in Frinton and Walton

Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on the disposal of our £250,000 flat in Frinton and Walton next week. The management company has quoted £336 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Frinton and Walton?

Frinton and Walton conveyancing on leasehold flats normally necessitates administration charges invoiced by management companies :

    Addressing pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Frinton and Walton Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your solicitor will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Frinton and Walton leasehold premises is £350. For Frinton and Walton conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to provide answers.

I inherited a split level flat in Frinton and Walton, conveyancing formalities finalised July 2005. 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? Comparable flats in Frinton and Walton with a long lease are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £45 charged once a year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2085

You have 62 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £17,100 and £19,800 as well as professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other 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 based on this information without first getting professional advice.

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