My previous solicitor has quoted £995 for leasehold conveyancing in Queensferry. I am looking to sell a Georgian detached home for £175,000. This seems too much. Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Queensferry?
The charges are a bit high. If you shop around you may be able to trim some of the expense by say a hundred pounds. That being said, you mightcome to rue opting for an a cheaper conveyancer. Don't forget to check that the conveyancer can represent your mortgage company. Do employ our search tool to select a Queensferry conveyancing company on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Queensferry.
Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Queensferry even if I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance if I wish to acquire an office in Queensferry with a loan from Skipton Building Society?
Our comparison service is primarily there to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Queensferry but we have listed at the bottom of this page a selection of Queensferry commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the firm directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Skipton Building Society
I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when buying a residence in Queensferry? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that means some house owners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Queensferry?
Unless a prior acquisition of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Queensferry to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
five months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Queensferry concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and identified one close by in Queensferry I like with open areas and station nearby, however it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Queensferry for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?
If you need a mortgage that many years will be problematic. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.