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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hotwells

Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct conveyancing in Hotwells by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing specialists who can conduct attended exchanges. You should e-mail us to obtain a conveyancing quote and details as to availability.

We note that you have a search directory identifying law firms on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Hotwells?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Hotwells.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Hotwells?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Hotwells. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I am hoping to sign contracts shortly on a ground floor flat in Hotwells. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they are sending me a report within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Hotwells should include some of the following:

    You should have a good understanding of the building insurance requirements Information as to the provision in the lease to pay service charges - in respect of the block, and the more general rights a lessee has You must be advised what is to be regarded as a Nuisance as far as the lease is concerned Does the lease require carpeting throughout thus preventing wood flooring? What options are open to you if an adjoining owner is in violation of a provision in their lease?
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Hotwells please ask your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Hotwells.

I own a 2 bed flat in Hotwells, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2002. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar properties in Hotwells with over 90 years remaining are worth £185,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2078

With only 60 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £20,000 and £23,000 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

My partner is purchasing a studio flat in Hotwells. He has received an estimate by the solicitor recommended by the selling agents and it came to £1250 . It was 7 years ago since I sold and purchased a house and the fee was £500. Have fees really gone up that much?

You should e-mail two or three local Hotwells conveyancing firms seeking estimates. You should base your selection not solely on cost, but on promptness and on how comprehensive the response was.

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