My best friend’s brother is a property lawyer. I suspect that I can be offered mate’s rates for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what level of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Quinton?
Do contrast pricing. Do use our search tool on this site. You will notice that fees do contrast greatly but service levels do are distinct between law firms as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.
I have todaydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Quinton for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?
The easiest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Quinton conveyancing specialists.
I opted to have a survey completed on a property in Quinton ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not give a loan on such a house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you contact us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Quinton. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Quinton especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Quinton.
I have been recommended by a couple of local property agents in Quinton to choose a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to recommend your lawyers over and above alternative conveyancing organisations?
We refuse to give any commission for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
What advice can you give us when it comes to choosing a Quinton conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?
If you are instructing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Quinton conveyancing firm) it is essential that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Quinton conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be useful:
Can they put you in touch with clients in Quinton who can give a testimonial? What volume of lease extensions have they completed in Quinton in the last twenty four months?
Quinton Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should ask before Purchasing
Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability? Are there any major works in the near future that could add a premium to the maintenance costs?