My previous conveyancer has given a fee estimate £1150 for freehold conveyancing in Rye. I’m selling a modern house for £125,000. Are these conveyancing fees excessive? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in Rye?
The estimate does seem a tad steep. If you are prepared to invest time comparing prices you could shave off some of the expense by perhaps £100 plus VAT. That being said, you mightcome to regret choosing an an untested conveyancer. If is important to check that the firm can also act for your lender. Do employ our comparison tool to choose a Rye conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Rye.
What does a local search reveal about the property I am buying in Rye?
Rye conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Onsearch The local search plays an important role in most Rye conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.
I have justbeen informed that Stirling Law have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Rye for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I check that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?
The quickest method to see if the property is in your name, you can carry out 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 Rye conveyancing specialists.
I was recommended by a few estate agents in Rye to choose a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your lawyers over alternative conveyancing organisations?
We refuse to make any financial incentive for sending work in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.
As co-executor for the estate of my aunt I am disposing of a house in Swansea but reside in Rye. My lawyer (based 235 miles awayrequires that I sign a stat dec ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Rye who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Rye based