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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Henbury

We are buying a apartment in Henbury. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a conveyancer? At some point we have to send money into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

We had chosen solicitors based in Henbury on the TSB solicitor approved list. They are now charging me a further charge for handling the TSB mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee specified by TSB?

As unfair as it may seem, as long as it’s in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your lawyer can levy a fee for this. This charge is not dictated by TSB but by your Henbury property lawyer. Numerous firms on the TSB panel will levy an ‘acting for lender’ fee but plenty of practices include it on their overall fee.

I have paid off my mortgage with Coventry BS. I assume I don't need a Henbury solicitor on the Coventry BS panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Coventry BS mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Coventry BS mortgage from the register. Coventry BS, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Coventry BS has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Coventry BS has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Coventry BS mortgage has been paid off.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Henbury as I am faced with pressure to exchange contracts in less than 4 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not obtaining a mortgage you are at free not to do searches although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Henbury the following are examples of issues that can crop up and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Henbury. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Henbury of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Am I better off to choose a Henbury conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am purchasing? We have a good friend who can execute the legal formalities but her office is 300kilometers drive away.

The benefit of a local Henbury conveyancing firm is that you can pop in to sign paperwork, hand in your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a plus. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If other friends have instructed your friend and they were impressed that should surpass using an unfamiliar Henbury conveyancing solicitor just because they are round the corner.

Due to sign contracts shortly on a studio apartment in Henbury. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Henbury should include some of the following:

    Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice? What options are open to you if another tenant in the building is in violation of a provision in their lease? Alterations to the premises specifics of the parties to the lease, for example these could be the tennant, superior lessor, landlord What the implications are if you breach a clause of your lease?
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Henbury please ask your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in Henbury.

I invested in buying a split level flat in Henbury, conveyancing was carried out April 2009. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Henbury with a long lease are worth £176,000. The ground rent is £50 levied per year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2102

With only 80 years remaining on your lease we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £8,600 and £9,800 plus professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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