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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Sankey

Is there a reason to appoint a Great Sankey conveyancing practice given that national alternatives are less overpriced?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in Great Sankey and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t expend your energy sourcing the cheapest Great Sankey conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a distressing home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a specialist solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a telephone conversation and can never replicate a face to face appointment. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor who can handle your conveyancing from beginning to end, giving the sort of personalised service that you rarely receive from an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will contact you regularly to update you as to any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the office you will know who you need to speak to and they will endeavour to make sure that you're not left wondering what's going on.

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Great Sankey costs more?

Great Sankey leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Great Sankey. Now, I need my files but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Great Sankey of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Great Sankey. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Great Sankey

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

What makes a Great Sankey lease defective?

Leasehold conveyancing in Great Sankey is not unique. All leases are drafted differently and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain clauses are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    A duty to insure the building Maintenance charge proportions which don’t add up to the correct percentage

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Nationwide Building Society, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and Clydesdale all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to provide security, obliging the buyer to pull out.

I purchased a studio flat in Great Sankey, conveyancing was carried out September 2002. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Comparable flats in Great Sankey with over 90 years remaining are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease ends on 21st October 2080

You have 59 years left to run the likely cost is going to range between £20,900 and £24,200 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be 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 placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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