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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Salcombe

As someone not used to the Salcombe conveyancing process what’s your top tip you can impart concerning the legal transfer of property in Salcombe

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Salcombe or throughout England and Wales is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for conflict between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. E.g., the vendor, property agent and even potentially your mortgage company. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Salcombe should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the legal process whose interest is to act in your best interests and to keep you safe.

We are witnessing a distinct ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone must be blamed for the process taking so long. We recommend that you your first instinct should be to trust your lawyer above the other parties when it comes to the legal assignment of property.

How do I discover of the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Salcombe is on the mortgage lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for HSBC Bank thus paying £175.00 in additional conveyancing invoice.

You should take advantage of the search tool on this page. Please choose the lender and type ‘Salcombe’ or your location and you will discover numerous solicitors based in Salcombe or near you.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Salcombe before appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not grant a loan on such a property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Salcombe. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Salcombe to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

How difficult is it to transfer to a new conveyancer as I need to instruct a firm on the Britannia conveyancing list. I hired a local conveyancing solicitor in Salcombe round the corner but the firm is not approved by Britannia

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Salcombe on the Britannia panel. Please note that the solicitors that we work with do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Salcombe. In making use of the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Salcombe.

Planning to sign contracts shortly on a studio apartment in Salcombe. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Salcombe should include some of the following:

    Repair and maintenance of the premises Details of the parties to the lease, for instance these could be the (you), superior lessor, freeholder The unexpired lease term. You should receive guidance as what happens when the lease expires, and aware of the importance of not letting the lease term falling below eighty years The landlord’s rights to access the premises. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. You must be told what counts as a Nuisance in the lease
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Salcombe please ask your solicitor in ahead of your conveyancing in Salcombe.

I invested in buying a studio flat in Salcombe, conveyancing having been completed in 1996. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Equivalent flats in Salcombe with a long lease are worth £191,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2076

With 53 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £27,600 and £31,800 as well as professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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