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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Norfolk

Why would one appoint a Norfolk conveyancing company when internet based alternatives are less overpriced?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in Norfolk and you should seek a competitive estimate but don’t become consumed with sourcing the lowest priced Norfolk conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a stressful house move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from a trusted solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a phone call and can never replicate a one to one meeting. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of continuity that you will never get with an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will contact you regularly to update you 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 to ask for and we'll ensure you are in the know.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Norfolk costs more?

Norfolk leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

We are buying a house and the lawyer has mentioned Chancel Repair for which the house may be obligated to contribute to given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Norfolk

Unless a previous purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Norfolk to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I’m about to sell my garden apartment in Norfolk. Conveyancing is yet to be initiated, however I have just received a quarterly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is clear the maintenance contribution as usual as all ground rent and maintenance invoices should be allotted on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Norfolk - Sample of Queries Prior to buying

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? It would be prudent to enquire if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance it is reasonably common in Norfolk leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in Norfolk. If you like the apartmentin Norfolk but your cat is not allowed to live with you then you will be faced difficult decision. How long is the Lease?

I am purchasing a ground floor apartment in Norfolk. Conveyancing lawyer is awaiting, from the vendor, building insurance documents. Earlier today I was informed that the seller must forward the insurance paperwork for the flat above also. Why would my lawyer need to review the insurance for the flat above? Is it really required? We have been in hold for the previous fortnight…

It is not unheard of in leasehold conveyancing in Norfolk to discover Conveyancing in Norfolk in a minority of cases reveals that the lease requires the leasehold owners to insure their individual flats as opposed to the landlord insuring the complete property - which is definitely better. Do clarify with your conveyancing practitioner but it would appear that your conveyancing practitioner is seeking to establish that the whole building is insured. Insuring your flat is no help when it comes to rebuilding after a fire if the other flat cannot be reinstated as a result of lack of insurance cover.

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