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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Covent Garden

Why would I use a New Covent Garden conveyancing firm when online conveyancers are more affordable?

By all means make sure that you scrutinise conveyancing costs in New Covent Garden and you should seek a competitive estimate but don’t expend your energy scouring the internet for the lowest priced New Covent Garden conveyancer. Appointing the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a seamless and a frustrating move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. An e-mail can never replace a telephone conversation and can never replicate a face to face meeting. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor who can handle your conveyancing from beginning to end, providing a level of continuity that you rarely receive from an online conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated on any developments making sure that you are never in the dark. If you ever need to call the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and they will be sure you're not left wondering what's going on.

There are a variety of conveyancing solicitors in New Covent Garden but how do I know who's good?

It would be unwise to be swayed by the lowest New Covent Garden conveyancing quote. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.

I happen to be the only beneficiary of my late father’s will with all property in now in my sole name, including the house in New Covent Garden. The New Covent Garden property was put into my name in November. I now wish to sell up. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship could be treated the same way as if I'd bought the property in November. Do I have to wait 6 months to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be caught by that. How sensible a view lenders take of it, depend on the mortgage company as this requirement is primarily there to pick up on subsales or the quick reselling of properties.

About to purchase apartment in New Covent Garden. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Barclays conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the New Covent Garden lawyer is on the Barclays conveyancing panel.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my home are lost. The lawyers who dealt with the conveyancing in New Covent Garden 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my next steps?

Nowadays there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your solicitor should know precisely where to locate all the appropriate documentation so you can buy or sell your house without any difficulty. If copies can’t be found, your solicitor may be able to arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities against future claims on the premises.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in New Covent Garden. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in New Covent Garden

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply a car parking plan. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

I have recently realised that I have 62 years remaining on my flat in New Covent Garden. I now want to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What options are available to me?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to locate the landlord. In some cases a specialist should be useful to conduct investigations and prepare an expert document to be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court covering New Covent Garden.

I own a ground floor flat in New Covent Garden, conveyancing was carried out 6 years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Comparable flats in New Covent Garden with over 90 years remaining are worth £197,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced every year. The lease ceases on 21st October 2074

With only 56 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £29,500 and £34,000 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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