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Find a Marylebone Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Marylebone? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Marylebone transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Marylebone

Would the conveyancing lawyers via your comparison service perform conveyancing in Marylebone by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing specialists carrying out 24hr exchanges. Do e-mail us to obtain a conveyancing quote and details as to dates.

We wanted to use a property lawyer in Marylebone for our house purchase. Our financial adviser informed us that our mortgage lenders Bank of Scotland won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?

A lender can insist on a panel conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are liable to bear the cost of this. Please make use of our directory service to choose a solicitor to conduct conveyancing in Marylebone on the Bank of Scotland approved list of solicitors.

I was advised by a number of estate agents in Marylebone to locate a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial upside for Estate Agents to offer your site over and above another?

We refuse to make any referral fee for sending work our way. We thought it would be too underhand a fee as a client could think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

I work for a busy estate agency in Marylebone where we have experienced a number of flat sales jeopardised as a result of short leases. I have received inconsistent advice from local Marylebone conveyancing solicitors. Can you confirm whether the vendor of a flat can instigate the lease extension formalities for the purchaser on completion of the sale?

Provided that the seller has owned the lease for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. This means that the proposed purchaser can avoid having to wait 2 years to extend their lease. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done before, or simultaneously with completion of the sale.

Alternatively, it may be possible to agree the lease extension with the freeholder either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the purchaser.

My wife and I have hit a brick wall in trying to purchase the freehold in Marylebone. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Most certainly. We are happy to put you in touch with a Marylebone conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Marylebone premises is Flats 37 & 39 88/90 Portland Place in December 2010. The Tribunal determined that the premium payable for the lease extensions in respect of these two flats is as follows:- For Flat 37, the sum of £385,230.00 For Flat 39, the sum of £436,780.00 This case related to 2 flats. The remaining number of years on the lease was 24.02 years.

Are there any distinct advantages to instructing a high street conveyancer in Marylebone

Lots of house movers in Marylebone choose a local conveyancing practitioner so that they can visit just in case they have concerns, and to execute mortgage deeds without using the Royal Mail.

There is a distinct edge in opting for a solicitor nearby to the premises you are purchasing, due to the familiarity of the locality and possible local concerns - but this is debatable. The majority of conveyancers conduct their work via email and may be based anywhere.

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