We note that you have a search directory listing solicitors on the Santander conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I retain them for our conveyancing in Old Colwyn?
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 Old Colwyn.
My partner and I are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our house in Old Colwyn and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any local lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the buyers used a web based conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Old Colwyn. Having lived in Old Colwyn for many years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to get in touch with our local Authority to obtain confirmation that the buyers are looking for.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer already. What do they say? You should enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same illness)
I'm converting the mortgage on my current property to a buy to let loan with Virgin Money and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on further property. The neighborhood we are talking about is Old Colwyn. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and link together the conveyances?
Make use of our search tool on this site to be sure that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are the lawyer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you lawyer and make clear your expectations and needs.
Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on our sale of a £425,000 flat in Old Colwyn next week. The freeholder has quoted £420 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Old Colwyn?
For most leasehold sales in Old Colwyn conveyancing will involve, queries regarding the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :
Addressing conveyancing due diligence enquiries
Where consent is required before sale in Old Colwyn
Copies of the building insurance and schedule
Deeds of covenant upon sale
Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Old Colwyn Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before buying
The majority of Old Colwyn leasehold flats will be liable to pay a service bill for maintenance of the building invoiced by the management company. If you acquire the flat you will have to pay this liability, normally in instalments during the year. This could be anything from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built blocks. There will also be a ground rent to be met yearly, normally this is not a significant figure, say about £25-£75 but you need to enquire it because occasionally it could be many hundreds of pounds. How much is the annual maintenance fee and ground rent? The best form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this situation the leaseholders have being in charge if their destiny and notwithstanding that a managing agent is frequently employed where the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants.
If instructed can a conveyancer remove a name from the title of my property in Old Colwyn ?
Extracting or adding someone to the title of your property is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a conveyancer to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a conveyancing practitioner