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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Herne Hill

After what seems like an age a loan offer from NatWest for the remortgage of my single bedroom flat is to be issued by the end of next week. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing lawyer in Herne Hill?

You have come to the wrong place to search for cut-price fees for conveyancing in Herne Hill. Our aim is to provide cost effective conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Do not be fooled by companies offering ninety nine pound conveyancing in Herne Hill. The optimum outcome, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst it will result in you being stung for additional fees and still not get the service expected.

We are acquiring our first house. The conveyancing practitioner has messagedto enquire if we would like to purchase additional conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's necessary for conveyancing in Herne Hill

The scope of Herne Hill conveyancing searches should be dictated primarily on the property, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your familiarity of the region and risks, your overall appetite to risk. What matters is that you properly appreciate what information the searches could supply. You may then make a decision if you personally think you need that search. If uncertain, ask the lawyer to explain.

2 months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Herne Hill concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £160,000. 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 asset 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.

I am buying a new build house in Herne Hill benefiting from help to buy. The sellers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The sale representative told me not disclose to my lawyer about this extras as it will affect my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Herne Hill conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Herne Hill conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you talk with several firms including non Herne Hill conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be useful:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Herne Hill who can give a testimonial? What are the costs for lease extension conveyancing?

Following years of correspondence we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Herne Hill. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Herne Hill conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Herne Hill property is 66 Southwell Road in March 2012. By Order of Deputy District Judge Stone dated 25 January 2012 a vesting order was made. The determination of the purchase price was referred to the Tribunal who decided that the amount payable for the freehold should be£29,612.00 This case was in relation to 3 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 72.58 years.

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