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Ready to buy a new home in Killay? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Killay transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Killay

Should conveyancers request money on account for conveyancing in Killay?

If you are buying a property in Killay your lawyer will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required immediately prior to exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be transferred a few days prior to the completion date.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our house are lost. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Killay 4 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

These day there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your conveyancer will know precisely where to look for all the suitable paperwork so you can buy or sell your house without a hitch. If copies can’t be found, your solicitor may be able to put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against future claims on the premises.

How easy is it to use your search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing practitioner in Killay on the approved list for my bank?

Step one is to select a bank such as Santander, The Royal Bank of Scotland or Clydesdale then choose your location such as Killay. Conveyancing firms in Killay and beyond should be identified.

I have recently realised that I have Seventy years unexpired on my lease in Killay. I now wish to extend my lease but my freeholder is absent. What are my options?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the landlord. In some cases a specialist may be useful to carry out a search and to produce an expert document to be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor both on proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Killay.

I acquired a 1 bedroom flat in Killay, conveyancing formalities finalised March 2010. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Similar properties in Killay with a long lease are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2088

You have 70 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

I'm remortgaging a flat in Killay. I have found my conveyancer's company on the CLC list, but I can't find my lawyer's name on the list. Should I be concerned?

Not all staff in the company must be listed by the regulator. As long there is someone qualified to 'oversee' the conveyancing, the actual day-to-day activity can be undertaken by unlicensed staff.

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