Our family lawyer has given a fee calculation of £1150 for no move no fee conveyancing in Mere. I am hoping to sell a Edwardian detached home for £200,000. Are the quoted fees excessive? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Mere?
The costs illustration is slightly on the expensive side. If you are content to spend time comparing prices you might get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as £100 plus VAT. That being said, you couldcome to regret choosing an an untested solicitor. Remember to be sure the firm can also act for your bank. Do use our search tool to find a Mere conveyancing firm on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Mere.
I purchased a freehold property in Mere but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?
It is rare for properties in Mere and has limited impact for conveyancing in Mere 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 many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of new rentcharges post 1977.
Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be dispensed with completely.
I require quick conveyancing in Mere as I am faced with an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line within one month. A mortgage is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?
As you are not taking a home loan you are at liberty not to do searches although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Mere the following are instances of what can arise and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Outstanding Fees, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...
I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Mere. I now require my file but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do call 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 Mere of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I decided to have a survey completed on a property in Mere before retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor advised that some banks tend not issue a mortgage on this type of property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Mere. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Mere to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.