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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Shelford

Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend handle auction conveyancing in Great Shelford?

There are a few auction lawyers we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Great Shelford is one of our areas of where our lawyers cover.

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as FTB of a garden flat in Great Shelford. Do I collect the keys to the house on the completion date from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in Great Shelford?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be able to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

Please help - my lawyer says that flying freehold insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Great Shelford conveyancing?

The right level of flying freehold indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Santander and Virgin Money. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

I am buying a property in Great Shelford. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Nationwide be concerned?

As you are obtaining a mortgage with Nationwide your lawyer must follow the formal instructions outlined in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Nationwide. The CML Handbook contains minimum conditions for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancers are required to report to Nationwide where a lease does not satisfy these specifications. The conditions relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not limited to Great Shelford.

What does commercial conveyancing in Great Shelford cover?

Great Shelford conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad range of guidance, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Great Shelford. I've land on a web site which appears to be the ideal solution If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via web that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Great Shelford conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Great Shelford conveyancing practice) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you talk with two or three firms including non Great Shelford conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be useful:

    What volume of lease extensions have they completed in Great Shelford in the last 12 months? What are the costs for lease extension conveyancing?

I invested in buying a ground floor flat in Great Shelford, conveyancing was carried out April 2004. 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? Equivalent flats in Great Shelford with a long lease are worth £190,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 charged once a year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2084

You have 62 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £17,100 and £19,800 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure 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 concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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