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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Old St Mellons

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Old St Mellons found using your search tool but stumbled across alternative fee calculations via the web appear cheaper – how come?

You can find numerous firms promoting pretending to offer £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extracosts end up with the completion fee being escalated. Solicitors ought to ensure costs contained in terms of engagement should be equitable invoiced The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Old St Mellons set out all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Old St Mellons?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Old St Mellons. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandfather I am selling a residence in Cardiff but reside in Old St Mellons. My lawyer (based 300 miles from meneeds me to execute a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Old St Mellons to witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Old St Mellons based

I am hoping to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in Old St Mellons. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me on Monday. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Old St Mellons should include some of the following:

    Do you need to have carpet in the flat or are you allowed wood flooring? Will you be prohibited or prevented from having pets in the property? Responsibility to repair and maintain the block. It is important for you to know which party is responsible the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas It needs to be made clear to you whether the lease allows you to alter or improve anything in the premises- you should know whether it applies to all alterations or limited to structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice?
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Old St Mellons please enquire of your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Old St Mellons.

I own a 1st floor flat in Old St Mellons, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Equivalent properties in Old St Mellons with an extended lease are worth £186,000. The ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease terminates on 21st October 2072

You have 53 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £27,600 and £31,800 plus costs.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information without first getting professional advice.

My wife and I intend to purchase our 1st home in Old St Mellons. Conveyancing practitioner has been selected. The financial consultant pointed out that a survey is not needed as the property was only built 16 yrs ago.

You would be best advised to undertake a Home Buyer's Report. As the premises was constructed over a decade ago the property will not come with a warranty, so you don't want to take a risk. Where a property of this age shows no signs of defects a Home Buyer's report could be enough. They will highlight any obvious problems and recommend further investigation where relevant. Where there are any signs of material issues get a full Building Survey from the beginning.

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