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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Handforth

I need some expedited conveyancing in Handforth as I am under pressure to complete inside 3 weeks. Fortunately I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a cash buyer you are at free not to do searches although no solicitor would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Handforth the following are instances of what can appear and therefore affect future mortgageability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

It has been 2 months since my purchase conveyancing in Handforth completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

What makes your site different to other online quote calculators for conveyancing in Handforth?

At this site receive a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the nuances of your conveyancing in Handforth. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you appoint them for your conveyancing in Handforth

I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Handforth for my house move. Can I check a firm’s complaints history with the legal regulator?

You can search for documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could monitor telephone calls for training purposes.

All being well we will complete the sale of our £175,000 flat in Handforth next week. The landlords agents has quoted £324 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a flat conveyance in Handforth?

Handforth conveyancing on leasehold flats often requires the purchaser’s conveyancer sending enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to address such questions most will be willing to assist. They are at liberty to charge a reasonable administration fee for responding to questions or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the paperwork that you are referring to is £350, in some cases it is above £800. The management information fee invoiced by the landlord must be sent together with a summary of entitlements and obligations in respect of administration charges, without which the charge is technically not due. In reality one has no choice but to pay whatever is demanded should you wish to exchange contracts with the buyer.

I own a studio flat in Handforth, conveyancing formalities finalised in 1995. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Similar properties in Handforth with an extended lease are worth £176,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease ends on 21st October 2104

With just 80 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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