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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longhope

I am need of leasehold conveyancing for an apartment in a fairly new development (five years old) in Longhope. Almost all the appartments have already been sold. Is it really necessary to order neighbourhood searches for my conveyancing in Longhope?

You would be putting yourself at risk in refusing to carrying out Longhope conveyancing searches. Without searches you have no clarity over flooding, environmental etc which may mean you walk away due to potential problems down the line. If you are buying without a mortgage there is no legal requirement to have them, but we would strongly advise in no uncertain terms that you have them. If time pressures and driving down costs are top of your issues you should discuss with your lawyer about the possibility of search insurance

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Longhope. 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 Longhope 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.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one close by in Longhope I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Longhope for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Longhope. I've discover a site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all formalities done via phone that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Been looking for a property lawyer for freehold sale conveyancing in Longhope. I'm selling, simple no mortgage to redeem, no rush, currently empty. Had a quote from a conveyancing practitioner for £900 including VAT which is a little steep considering its so straightforward. Is it possible to find less expensive fees for conveyancing in Longhope?

Considering it’s a sale only, 475 + VAT would be about the cheapest for sale conveyancing in Longhope.

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