Our family lawyer has sent a quote for £1150 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Midsomer Norton. I’m looking to sell a purpose built property for £150,000. Is this too much? Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in Midsomer Norton?
The costs illustration is slightly on the expensive side. If you are happy to invest time scrutinising fee on a like for like basis you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as £100 plus VAT. That being said, you mightcome to regret choosing an a cheaper lawyer. If is important to ensure the solicitor can act for your mortgage company. Do employ our search tool to locate a Midsomer Norton conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Midsomer Norton.
My nephew is in the process of securing a newly built flat in Midsomer Norton with a mortgage from Aldermore. His solicitor has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?
The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Aldermore conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Aldermore conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.
My friend advised me that where I am purchasing in Midsomer Norton I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Midsomer Norton conveyancing searches. It is a large report of about 40 pages, listing and setting out important information about Midsomer Norton around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Midsomer Norton Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Midsomer Norton Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Midsomer Norton.
Me and my brother own a 4 bedroom Edwardian house in Midsomer Norton. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Alliance & Leicester . I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same address. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??
You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Midsomer Norton and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing solicitor who conducted the purchase.
Given that I am about to part with £400,000 on a terraced house in Midsomer Norton I would like to talk to a solicitor regarding thetransaction in advance of instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?
We could not agree more - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor due to be conducting your conveyancing in Midsomer Norton.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Midsomer Norton should be the figure that you are charged.