I was referred a solicitor who has sent a quote for just over a thousand pound for leasehold conveyancing in Haywards Heath. I am looking to sell a Edwardian detached home for £175,000. Is this overpriced? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Haywards Heath?
The costs illustration is slightly on the expensive side. If you shop around you might decrease the fees marginally by as much as £125. That being said, you mightlive to rue choosing an an unknown solicitor. Don't forget to be sure that the solicitor can act for your bank. You can employ our search tool to choose a Haywards Heath conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Haywards Heath.
I have been told that property searches are the main reason for stalling in Haywards Heath conveyancing transactions. Is this right?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the most frequent causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Haywards Heath.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Haywards Heath ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks tend refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of property.
It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Haywards Heath. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Haywards Heath especially if they are familiar with such properties in Haywards Heath.
I have been recommended by numerous estate agents in Haywards Heath to select a solicitor using your seach tool. Is there a financial incentive for Estate Agents to market your site rather than alternative conveyancing organisations?
We refuse to make any referral fee for sending work in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.
My fiance is buying a basement flat in Haywards Heath. He was given a quote by the property lawyer suggested by the selling agents and it came to £1245 . It was seven years ago since I sold and bought a property and it cost was £440. Have fees really increased to that extent?
We would recommend that you visit 3 or 4 local Haywards Heath conveyancing solicitors seeking prices. It is advisable to base your selection not just on cost, but on promptness and on how comprehensive the reply was.