We note that you have a post code search directory identifying law firms on the Santander conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I appoint them for our conveyancing in North Yorkshire?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Santander conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in North Yorkshire.
We're in North Yorkshire, First time buyers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Clydesdale , and our solicitor is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
If you had a top tip for selecting a conveyancing solicitor in North Yorkshire what would it be?
It would be unwise to be tempted by the cheapest North Yorkshire conveyancing costs illustration. 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 go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
Do I choose a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in North Yorkshire?
There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in North Yorkshire and Solicitor partnerships in North Yorkshire who can help with your conveyancing It is important to make clear that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. Both can handle other property legal work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.
We were going to get a OIP from Clydesdale this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Clydesdale recommend any North Yorkshire solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?
You will need to appoint North Yorkshire solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Clydesdale through the process.
Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my property are lost. The solicitors who dealt with the conveyancing in North Yorkshire 10 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?
Assuming the title is registered the details of your ownership will be held by HMLR with a Title Number. It is easy to conduct a search at the Land Registry, find your property and obtain current copies of the Registered Entries for a small fee. Where the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be obtained for twenty pounds.
Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in North Yorkshire. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they report fully tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?
Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in North Yorkshire should include some of the following:
Repair and maintenance of the property An explanation as to the provision in the lease to pay service charges - in relation to the building, and the wider rights a tenant has Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice? You should be sent a copy of the lease
I own a 1 bedroom flat in North Yorkshire, conveyancing formalities finalised 3 years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in North Yorkshire with over 90 years remaining are worth £192,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 per annum. The lease runs out on 21st October 2077
With just 54 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £32,300 and £37,400 plus legals.
The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of detailed investigations. Do 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. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.