My family solicitor has sent a quote for £1700 for no completion no fee conveyancing in Quedgeley. I’m looking to sell a purpose built property for £200,000. This sounds over the top. Is it in excess of the norm for conveyancing in Quedgeley?
The estimate does seem marginally steep. If you shop around you could decrease the fees slightly by say a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you mightlive to rue opting for an an unknown lawyer. Remember to enquire the solicitor can also act for your lender. You can employ our comparison tool to get a quote a Quedgeley conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Quedgeley.
Given that I am about to spend £400,000 on a garden flat in Quedgeley I would like to talk to a conveyancer regarding theconveyancing ahead of appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?
Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer who will be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Quedgeley.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Quedgeley should be the figure that you end up paying.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a property in Neath but reside in Quedgeley. My solicitor (who is 260 miles awayhas requested that I execute a statutory declaration prior to completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Quedgeley who can witness this legal document for me?
strictly speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Quedgeley based
Expecting to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Quedgeley. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they are sending me a report tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?
The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Quedgeley should include some of the following:
specifics of the parties to the lease, for example these could be the leaseholder, head lessor, landlord The landlord’s rights to access the flat. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. You should know whether the lease permits you to add or improve aspects of the flat- you should be made aware as to whether any restrictions applies to all alterations or limited to structural alteration, and whether permission is mandated necessary Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your property and do you know what it means in practice? You should have a good understanding of the building insurance requirements
I invested in buying a leasehold flat in Quedgeley, 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? Similar properties in Quedgeley with an extended lease are worth £181,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease runs out on 21st October 2071
With just 51 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £30,400 and £35,200 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.
The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.
Why can I not complete my conveyancing in Quedgeley on Easter Monday?
Because on completion the purchase price will be transferred electronically between the banks of the purchaser and seller's property lawyer and currently this can only happen on a business day. It is not possible to complete on a saturday or sunday either.