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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in North Shields

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in North Shields recommended using your search tool but stumbled across alternative estimates via the web look less expensive – why is this?

There are many firms of websites advertising pretending to offer cut-price conveyancing, but extracosts end up with the completion bill being escalated. Conveyancers are obliged to make sure that fees listed in terms and conditions should be equitable invoiced The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in North Shields specify all charges for a domestic conveyancing transaction.

It has been three months following my purchase conveyancing in North Shields completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in North Shields. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in North Shields

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. 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.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £305k and identified one near me in North Shields I like with open areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in North Shields for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

How much experience do your North Shields conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

North Shields conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and helped lots of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique North Shields conveyancers have worked on recent similar cases.

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