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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kibworth Beauchamp

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Kibworth Beauchamp costs more?

The conveyancing costs on a leasehold property in Kibworth Beauchamp is often higher as compared to a freehold acquisition or disposal. This is due to the additional investigations necessary in communicating with the landlord and management company to obtain information about whether the rent and service fee have been discharged and whether there are any large sums expected to be spent in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Kibworth Beauchamp. My lender is Chelsea Building Society

Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 8/7/2019, the requirements read as follows :

five months have gone by since my purchase conveyancing in Kibworth Beauchamp completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £180,000. 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 premises 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.

We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, but the property agent told us that the vendor will only issue a contract if we instruct their chosen solicitors as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a local conveyancer who is accustomed to conveyancing in Kibworth Beauchamp

It is highly unlikely the vendors are behind this. If they want ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated buyer is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Speak to the vendors direct and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you intend to instruct your own,trusted Kibworth Beauchamp conveyancing solicitors - as opposed tothose that will earn their negotiator at the agency a commission or hit his conveyancing thresholds set by head office.

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Kibworth Beauchamp conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

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

    How familiar is the practice with lease extension legislation? What are the charges for lease extension conveyancing?

I bought a studio flat in Kibworth Beauchamp, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Comparable properties in Kibworth Beauchamp with an extended lease are worth £260,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 charged once a year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2093

With only 74 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £8,600 and £9,800 plus legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information before getting professional advice.

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