My family lawyer has sent a quote for £1400 for freehold conveyancing in Long Sutton. I am hoping to sell a purpose built house for £250,000. Are the quoted fees excessive? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Long Sutton?
The quote is fractionally on the expensive side. If you shop around you may be able to trim some of the cost by perhaps £125. On the other hand, you couldcome to regret opting for an an untested conveyancer. Remember to be sure that the solicitor can represent your lender. You can use our search tool to get a quote a Long Sutton conveyancing company on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Long Sutton.
Finally the sale completed on my house in Long Sutton last June yet the purchaser is calling daily to say his solicitor needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?
Post completion of your sale your lawyer is duty bound to send the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. If applicable, your conveyancer should also send confirmation that the mortgage has been discharged to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps just for conveyancing in Long Sutton.
There is lots of information on this site about conveyancing in Long Sutton but what is your top tip for selecting the right conveyancer in Long Sutton
We would encourage you not to go for the cheapest Long Sutton conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
We are buying a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Long Sutton. The intention is to convert the garage to a playroom at the property.Will legal conveyancing on the property involve checks to ascertain if these alterations were previously refused?
Your property lawyer should review the deeds as conveyancing in Long Sutton will on occasion identify restrictions in the title deeds which restrict certain changes or necessitated the consent of a 3rd party. Many extensions require local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.
About to purchase maisonette in Long Sutton. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Long Sutton solicitor is on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel.
I have been on the look out for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one near me in Long Sutton I like with a park and railway links nearby, however it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Long Sutton suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?
If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you may ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.
What is the reason for my conveyancer requiring numerous items of ID ahead of starting selling or buying a property in Long Sutton?
Long Sutton property lawyers are duty bound by the Law Society, Solicitors Regulation Authority, HMLR and current Money Laundering Regulations to record that the have checked the identity of their clients. It will also be a requirement of your bank if you are obtaining a mortgage. In addition they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to Land Tax and need to have information such as your full names, NI number and date of birth.