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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Royston

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Royston recommended using your search tool but stumbled across alternative costs illustrations via the web appear less pricey – why is this?

There are hundreds of conveyancing outfits marketing what appear to be very low prices. Our advice is to give due consideration as to how important this transaction is to you that you are willing to be penny wise pound foolish over the quality of the conveyancing. Some embed additional charges deep into the terms and conditions. The solicitors that we list for conveyancing in Royston will notbehave this way.

My wife and I are approaching an exchange on a flat in Royston and my mum and dad have transferred the 10% deposit to my conveyancing practitioner. I am now informed that as the deposit has not arrived from me my property lawyer needs to disclose this to my bank. Apparently, in also acting for the mortgage company he must advise them that the balance of the purchase price is not just from me. I informed the mortgage company regarding my parents' contribution when I applied for the mortgage, so is it really necessary for him to raise this?

The solicitor is duty bound to clarify with the bank to ensure that they know that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own resources. The solicitor can only report this to your lender if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.

I am buying a new build apartment in Royston. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Royston

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. 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. 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. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

Due to sign contracts shortly on a ground floor flat in Royston. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they report fully within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Royston should include some of the following:

    The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Whether your lease provides for a slush fund? You need to be advised what counts as a Nuisance in the lease What options are open to you if an adjoining owner is in violation of a provision in their lease?
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Royston please ask your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Royston.

I invested in buying a ground floor flat in Royston, conveyancing was carried out July 2011. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Royston with over 90 years remaining are worth £207,000. The ground rent is £60 yearly. The lease runs out on 21st October 2077

With only 58 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £26,600 and £30,800 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

How do I search for a Royston conveyancing solicitor on the mortgage company conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 15miles to attend the conveyancer.

You can use the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Royston and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Royston. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the bank solicitor panel.

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