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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lyneham

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Lyneham found by you but have come across alternative fee calculations on the internet seem less pricey – why is this?

One can find a variety of conveyancers marketing at first sight what seems to be the cheapest conveyancing in Lyneham. We would urge you to give due consideration about how much you respect your own move to want to be penny wise pound foolish in relation to the quality of the legal work. Many of them accentuate a cheap quote to catch your eye but plant supplemental costs in the fine print..

Would the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool carry out conveyancing in Lyneham by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct one day exchanges. Please contact us to get a fee calculation and details as to availability.

How does conveyancing in Lyneham differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Lyneham contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is built. This is because house builders in Lyneham tend to purchase the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Lyneham or who has acted in the same development.

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial premises in Lyneham and how can you help?

The 1954 Act provides security of tenure to commercial tenants, granting the legal entitlement to apply to court for a renewal tenancy and continue in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Lyneham is one of the hundreds of locations in which our lawyers are located

Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on the sale of our £150,000 flat in Lyneham next week. The freeholder has quoted £300 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Lyneham?

Lyneham conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes normally results in fees being raised by management companies :

    Completing pre-contract enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Lyneham Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Lyneham leasehold property is £350. For Lyneham conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to provide answers.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Lyneham - A selection of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    What restrictions are contained in the Lyneham Lease? Who is in charge of the building? The majority of Lyneham leasehold apartments will have a service charge for maintenance of the block levied on behalf of the freeholder. Should you buy the property you will have to meet this amount, usually in instalments accross the year. This can differ from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built blocks. There will also be a ground rent to be met annual, normally this is not a large figure, say about £25-£75 but you should to enquire it because on occasion it could be many hundreds of pounds.

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