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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in High Peak

I am acquiring a property mortgage free in High Peak. I have been residing for the last Seventeen years in High Peak. Conveyancing searches are exorbitant. Given that I know the road and vicinity very well should I not bother getting the solicitor to do all the conveyancing searches?

In the absence of a home loan, then all but one or two of the High Peak conveyancing searches are non-obligatory. Your lawyer will try and steer you, perhaps strongly, that you should have searches done, but she is duty bound to take that path of encouragement . One thing to take into account; if you are intend to sell the house one day, it could be of importance to your future purchaser what the searches reveal. There are plenty of instances where premises with apparent issues can still show up detrimental search results. A competent conveyancing solicitor in High Peak will provide you some helpful advice concerning this.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The lender mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to use their panel lawyer as I would prefer to use a High Peak based conveyancing firm?

You should check but the the likelihood is that appoint one of their panel solicitors should you take up the "fee-free" incentive. Call the mortgage company and see if they allow a monetary alternative. Some banks have previously offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case that money can go towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor near High Peak.

What does commercial conveyancing in High Peak cover?

High Peak conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad range of advice, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

My brother has suggested that I appoint his conveyancing solicitors in High Peak. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

Much as we are happy to recommend a High Peak conveyancing lawyer the best way to select a conveyancing solicitor is to have guidance from friends or family who have actually experience in using the conveyancer you're are thinking of instructing.

Back In 2005, I bought a leasehold flat in High Peak. Conveyancing and Platform Home Loans Ltd mortgage went though with no issue. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1995. The conveyancing practitioner in High Peak who previously acted has now retired. Do I pay?

First contact HMLR to make sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a High Peak conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I am the registered owner of a leasehold flat in High Peak, conveyancing formalities finalised 5 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Similar flats in High Peak with an extended lease are worth £186,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease terminates on 21st October 2074

With just 52 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £29,500 and £34,000 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to 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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