The conveyancer who helped my former purchase has sent a quote for £995 for no completion no fee conveyancing in Pentwyn. I am looking to sell a Victorian detached home for £200,000. Is this over the top? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Pentwyn?
The charges are a bit high. If you shop around you might reduce the fees marginally by perhaps £100 plus VAT. That being said, you maylive to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. Don't forget to be sure the solicitor can also act for your lender. Do use our comparison tool to select a Pentwyn conveyancing company on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Pentwyn.
I have just over seventy years left on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Pentwyn. Conveyancing solicitors on the Virgin panel can deal with such extensions correct?
Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Virgin have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 21/7/2021 the requirements read as follows :
I decided to have a survey done on a house in Pentwyn in advance of retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to give a loan on this type of house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. If you call us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Pentwyn. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Pentwyn for my remortgage. Is it possible to review a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?
You can read documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may monitor telephone calls for training purposes.
I am buying a leasehold property in Pentwyn. Conveyancing estimates are coming in at around £1800. Is that in the right ballpark?
The average fee in 2014 for conveyancing in Pentwyn was £1,419 excluding SDLT and Land Registry charges.