I am buying a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Gorseinon who is on the Chelsea Building Society solicitor. Can you recommend a local firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Chelsea Building Society in certain locations such as Gorseinon. We dont recommend any particular firm.
I am close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our property in Gorseinon and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. A high street Gorseinon lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the purchasers are using a factory type conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Gorseinon. Having lived in Gorseinon for three years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to contact our local Authority to get clarification that there is no issue.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer currently acting for you. What do they say? You should check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Gorseinon in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to give a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.
It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Gorseinon. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Gorseinon to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
Completion is due on our sale of a £450,000 maisonette in Gorseinon on Friday in a week. The management company has quoted £372 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Gorseinon?
Gorseinon conveyancing on leasehold flats usually requires the purchaser’s conveyancer sending questions for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to respond to these enquiries most will be content to assist. They may charge a reasonable charge for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average fee for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some situations it is in excess of £800. The administration charge invoiced by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, without which the invoice is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that one has no choice but to pay whatever is demanded should you wish to exchange contracts with the buyer.
I invested in buying a garden flat in Gorseinon, conveyancing formalities finalised March 2010. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in Gorseinon with over 90 years remaining are worth £170,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease expires on 21st October 2096
With only 78 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £7,600 and £8,800 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.
The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and you obviously 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'm buying a bungalow in Gorseinon. I have found my conveyancer's company on the Law Society's list, but I can't see my conveyancer's name as listed on the regulator's website. Should I be concerned?
Not all staff in the law firm must be listed by the regulator. As long there is a manager qualified to 'oversee' the conveyancing, the actual day-to-day activity can be conducted by unlicensed staff.