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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Putney Vale

I opted for a local lawyer for my conveyancing in Putney Vale last week. Reviewing the Terms and Conditions I noteI am liable for fees even if the dealdoes not proceed. Would I be best advised to choose an on-line conveyancing brokerage promoting no completion no cost conveyancing in Putney Vale?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will tend to be be higher to neutralise the transactions that do not go ahead. Please beware that these promotions rarely cover disbursements such as Putney Vale conveyancing search charges.

Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site execute conveyancing in Putney Vale by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct attended exchanges. Do contact us to get a costs illustration and details as to availability.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Putney Vale

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Putney Vale and Solicitor firms in Putney Vale to choose from It is important to make clear that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. Both can handle associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am assisting my aunt sell her flat in Putney Vale. Does the conveyancer arrange the energy assessment or do I organise this?

Following the demise of HIPs, energy performance certificates remained a mandatory component of moving house. An EPC should be commissioned before the property is marketed. It is not as aspect of the sale process that lawyers normally organise. Where you are instructing a Putney Vale conveyancing lawyer they may be willing to arrange EPC’s due to their relationships with long established Putney Vale providers

About to purchase apartment in Putney Vale. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Putney Vale conveyancing practitioner is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Putney Vale is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Putney Vale are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Putney Vale you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Putney Vale may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

I've recently bought a leasehold property in Putney Vale. Am I liable to pay service charges for periods before my ownership?

Where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. Strange as it may seem, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord for a lease extension without any joy. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a Putney Vale conveyancing firm to help?

if there is a missing freeholder or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the LVT to make a decision on the price.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Putney Vale property is 158 West Hill in November 2010. the Tribunal held that the premium to be paid for the freehold reversion should be £99,650 This case related to 7 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 75.88 years.

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