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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in High Peak

I was recommended to a lawyer who has sent a quote for £1350 for fixed fee conveyancing in High Peak. I’m hoping to sell a modern property for £225,000. This appears overpriced. Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in High Peak?

The charges are a tad high. If you shop around you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say a hundred pounds. That being said, you couldlive to rue opting for an a cheaper lawyer. Remember to be sure the firm can act for your lender. Do employ our search tool to get a quote a High Peak conveyancing company on the banks conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in High Peak.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in High Peak is more expensive?

High Peak leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving appropriate notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

I am about to put a bid on a leasehold apartment in High Peak. The property agents say that it is normal for flats in High Peak to have less than 75 years unexpired on the lease. I am getting a mortgage with Virgin. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 69 years to go.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Virgin have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 19/7/2019 the requirements read as follows :

85 years at the time of completion. If it's less, we require it to be extended on or before completion.

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial land in High Peak?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in High Peak will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in High Peak. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in High Peak.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in High Peak it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could cause delays to High Peak commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in High Peak.

I have recentlybeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in High Peak for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest way to see if the premises is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of High Peak conveyancing specialists.

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