We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Luton listed on your site but have come across some other costs illustrations via the web seem less pricey – why is this?
You can find numerous solicitors promoting alleged £99 conveyancing, yet more often than not extrafees end up with the final invoice markedly uplifted. Solicitors are duty bound to ensure charges listed in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable invoiced The solicitors that we list for conveyancing in Luton set out all costs for a standard conveyancing matter.
Me and my fiancee are buying our first home. Our solicitor has e-mailedto see if we wish to take out supplemental conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's needed for conveyancing in Luton
The type of Luton conveyancing searches depends entirely on the premises, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your knowledge of the locality and risks, your general approach to risk. What is important is that you properly comprehend what information the searches could supply. Then you can decide if you personally think you need that information. If unclear, ask the solicitor to explain.
I own a freehold residence in Luton but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?
It is rare for properties in Luton and has limited impact for conveyancing in Luton but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.
Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.
Are there any apps to assist me to identify a Luton law firm on the Lloyds TSB Bank conveyancing panel? I am a keen cyclist and am prepared to travel upto 20kilometers to meet the solicitor.
You can use the search on this page. Please select a mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Luton conveyancing lawyers locally. We have listed some Luton conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can contact them to see whether they are on the Lloyds TSB Bank approved list
Me and my partner have recently had an offer accepted on a apartment and had an appointment on Wednesday with the Post Office for the mortgage. They advised me that when it comes to choosing a solicitor that unless they are on their approved panel of property lawyers then we will be subject to an an extra fee of £200. This is because they would then have to appoint a conveyancer to act on their behalf as well as the one we choose to act for ourselves and we are liable for their invoice. I have requested the Post Office to supply me with a list so I can seek quotes only from their approved solicitors but was told that I need to check with each individual solicitor to see if they are on the panel. Is there a list online?
You can enquire of the Post Office what their panel criteria is for a solicitor.Then ask the conveyancer of your choice whether they meet the criteria and have they acted on loans for the Post Office in the past. Where the answer to those is yes, then just double check with the Post Office. Another option is to make use of our search tool and we should be able to locate a conveyancing practitioner in Luton on the panel for the Post Office.