The conveyancer who assisted with my last purchase has given a fee calculation of £995 for fixed fee conveyancing in Porthleven. I’m looking to sell a newly refurbished house for £200,000. Are these conveyancing fees excessive? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Porthleven?
The charges are a bit high. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as £125. On the other hand, you couldcome to regret opting for an an untested lawyer. If is important to check the conveyancer can also act for your bank. Do employ our comparison tool to find a Porthleven conveyancing company on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Porthleven.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Porthleven. Now, I need the documents but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Porthleven of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
About to purchase a new build apartment in Porthleven. 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 legal work.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Porthleven
Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified.
What does commercial conveyancing in Porthleven cover?
Porthleven conveyancing for business premises incorporates a wide range of services, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.
Our solicitor in Porthleven has identified a defect with the lease for the flat we are buying in Porthleven. The seller’s lawyers have suggested title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our solicitor says that as he is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel he must check that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?
The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the lender are the client. A precondition to being on the bank approved panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects will the lease so that the bank can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected . Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.