I used Wolstenholmes several years past for my conveyancing in Knowle. Now, I need my files but the law firm has closed. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Knowle of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am buying a new build house in Knowle with a mortgage from Barclays Direct. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The house builders rep told me not inform my conveyancer about the deal as it could impact my loan with Barclays Direct. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
I am looking for a flat up to £305k and found one close by in Knowle I like with amenity areas and railway links nearby, however it only has 61 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Knowle suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?
Should you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be problematic. Discount the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.
My business partner and I are hoping to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering fixed costs for commercial conveyancing in Knowle for less than £1,200?
We are happy to recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Knowle, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are intending to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we will put you in touch with the right firm. Regarding the fees these will vary based on the structure and nuances of the deal. Please provide us with your details or phone so as to enable us to furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.
I am a couple of weeks into a freehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the selling agent to perform conveyancing in Knowle. I am not happy. Can you help me find new lawyers?
They would have to be really bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has the mortgage offer been sent? If so you will need to advise them of the new contact details and have the offer are re-issued. Your new solicitor ideally needs to be on the lenders panel to avoid added costs and delays. So that should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a lender approved solicitor for your home move in Knowle