We're in Lifton, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Barclays , and our solicitor is on the Barclays conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Barclays conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancing practitioner should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Lifton. I now require my file but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Lifton of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Is it possible to switch firm as I have to appoint one who is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. I was using a high street conveyancing solicitor in Lifton five minutes from me but she is not approved by Aldermore
It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Lifton on the Aldermore panel. Please note that the law firms that we on the directory do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are registered with the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Lifton. In making use of search facility on this website, you can contrast charges for conveyancing solicitors in Lifton and beyond.
I am 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the high street agent to handle our conveyancing in Lifton. We are not happy. Could you help me find new lawyers?
A lawyer would have to be very poor to suggest changing them. Has the loan offer been sent? In the event that it has you must make them aware of the new conveyancer and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. The conveyancer needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid supplemental fees and complications. So that should be your starting point. Our search tool should help you find a bank approved lawyer for your home move in Lifton
Looking forward to exchange soon on a studio apartment in Lifton. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they are sending me a report tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?
Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Lifton should include some of the following:
You would want to receive a copy of the lease if lease caters for for a sinking fund? Does the lease prohibit wood flooring? Rent payments - how much and when you need to pay, and be on notice if this is subject to change Your lawyers should enable you to have an understanding of the insurance provisions
I own a 1 bedroom flat in Lifton, conveyancing having been completed July 2004. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Comparable flats in Lifton with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 yearly. The lease ends on 21st October 2078
You have 59 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £20,900 and £24,200 plus professional fees.
The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. You should 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 take any other action based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.