Are you able to suggest a Birmingham Midshires sanctioned Hailsham conveyancing lawyer who can have us moved in within a short deadline? Would it be better to use a high street Hailsham firm or an internet conveyancer?
We would be happy to suggest some excellent Hailsham conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the high street in Hailsham. Go in to some well established law practices and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your time frames together with your reasons and get an assurance on your deadline. Select the lawyer that genuine.
I had intended to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Hailsham for our home move. Our broker informed us that our mortgage company The Royal Bank of Scotland won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?
A mortgage company will insist on an approved conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are expected to bear the cost of this. Try using our search facility to select a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Hailsham on the The Royal Bank of Scotland member panel.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Hailsham?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Hailsham. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
Back In 2003, I bought a leasehold house in Hailsham. Conveyancing and Accord Mortgages Ltd mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1991. The conveyancing practitioner in Hailsham who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
The first thing you should do is contact the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Hailsham conveyancing solicitor to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.
I purchased a 2 bed flat in Hailsham, conveyancing was carried out May 2007. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Hailsham with an extended lease are worth £181,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2070
You have 51 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £30,400 and £35,200 plus costs.
The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near Hailsham being on the bank conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for our bank?
We are not in the business of recommending one firm above another as the right Hailsham conveyancing firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with Hailsham knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. Before you appoint your lawyer we advise you to speak to two or three of the the firms listed to gain comfort as to which one is right for you..