The solicitor who helped my last purchase has given a fee calculation of £1400 for leasehold conveyancing in Holly Village. I’m hoping to sell a newly refurbished house for £125,000. Is this overpriced? Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in Holly Village?
The charges are a little high. If you are content to invest time scrutinising prices you might get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you couldlive to rue opting for an an unknown conveyancer. If is important to ensure that the conveyancer can act for your mortgage company. You can utilise our comparison tool to locate a Holly Village conveyancing practice on the lender’s conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Holly Village.
Do I need to take out insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a property in Holly Village?
Unless a previous acquisition of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you could take it that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Holly Village to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £235,500 and found one round the corner in Holly Village I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Holly Village suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?
If you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Reduce the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.
In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandmother I am disposing of a property in Swansea but reside in Holly Village. My solicitor (based 250 kilometers from mehas requested that I execute a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Holly Village to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Holly Village based
My aunt completed her conveyancing in Holly Village in 2006. She has since got married, divorced and is now married again. She now wishes to dispose of the Holly Village property. I suspect that she will simply be requested to supply copies of the marriage papers to the solicitor but she is anxious it could frustrate the conveyancing. Is it worth updating the Land Registry information for the house?
You are not required to update the register providing you have the proof needed to show how the change of name resulted.
Any purchaser’s property lawyer should review the title entries and require evidence to prove the name change for example marriage documentation.