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Ready to buy a new home in Greenfield? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Greenfield conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Greenfield

When can the exchange of contracts occur in sale conveyancing in Greenfield and am I required to be at the lawyers office?

Where you are near to our conveyancing solicitors in Greenfield you are welcome to come in to sign the paperwork. That being said, the firms we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide as equally detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you digitally. The executing of the purchase agreement is not the important part. Signing on the dotted line simply enables the conveyancer to officially exchange at the appropriate time, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a lengthy "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Greenfield)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

My lawyer in Greenfield has never been on on the Birmingham Midshires Approved Panel. Can I still continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are excluded from the Birmingham Midshires list of approved lawyers?

The limited options open to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Greenfield solicitors but Birmingham Midshires will need to instruct a solicitor on their panel. This will result in additional overall conveyancing fees and cause frustration.
  2. Find a new lawyer to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are Birmingham Midshires approved.
  3. Persuade your Birmingham Midshires based solicitor to seek to join the Birmingham Midshires panel

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Greenfield. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Greenfield

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply a car parking plan. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal.

We expect to complete the sale of our £200,000 flat in Greenfield in just under a week. The landlords agents has quoted £324 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Greenfield?

Greenfield conveyancing on leasehold apartments ordinarily necessitates fees being invoiced by managing agents :

    Addressing pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Greenfield Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Greenfield leasehold property is £350. For Greenfield 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 supply answers.

I purchased a garden flat in Greenfield, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Equivalent properties in Greenfield with a long lease are worth £195,000. The ground rent is £45 yearly. The lease finishes on 21st October 2083

You have 63 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £16,200 and £18,600 plus costs.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

Are there any apps to help search for a Greenfield conveyancing solicitor on the lender conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20miles to attend the conveyancer.

Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Greenfield and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Greenfield. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the bank solicitor panel.

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