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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Salcombe

Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Salcombe?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Salcombe your lawyer will ask you to provide them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the sale price then this should be asked for immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer a few days prior to the day of completion.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and found one close by in Salcombe I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 51 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Salcombe suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you may request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

How simple is it to use your search tool to choose a conveyancing lawyer in Salcombe on the authorised to act for my bank?

First choose a bank such as Yorkshire Building Society, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Nottingham Building Society then specify your preferred area for instance Salcombe. Conveyancing practices in Salcombe and further afield should be identified.

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Salcombe conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Salcombe conveyancing firm) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you speak with two or three firms including non Salcombe conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be helpful:

    If they are not ALEP accredited then why not?

I am the registered owner of a studio flat in Salcombe, conveyancing was carried out 6 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Comparable flats in Salcombe with over 90 years remaining are worth £171,000. The ground rent is £50 invoiced annually. The lease terminates on 21st October 2101

You have 79 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £8,600 and £9,800 as well as professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information before getting professional advice.

Is it true that a Salcombe conveyancing company has court proceedings brought against them by clients for not carrying out the appropriate conveyancing investigations?

We are not aware of such a Salcombe conveyancing matter but according to a recent report, clients purchasing a property in Cumbria successfully sued their conveyancer as a consequence of development plans to construct a wind farm not being identified in conveyancing searches.

If you are buying in Salcombe It is essential that your solicitor carry out all Salcombe conveyancing searches needed to ensure you have relevant and up to date information ahead of purchasing a property.

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