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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Saltash

Do the conveyancing solicitors revealed via your ’find a lawyer’ app conduct right to buy conveyancing in Saltash?

We have identified a number of conveyancing lawyers who can service right to buy conveyancing matters Please e-mail us to secure a costs calculation.

I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Saltash. Now, I need the documents however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Saltash of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

My uncle has recommend that I use his conveyancing solicitors in Saltash. Do I take his recommendation?

There are no two ways about it it’s preferable to select a conveyancing practitioner is to seek feedback from friends or family who have experience in using the conveyancer you're contemplating using.

Completion is due on the disposal of our £175,000 apartment in Saltash in just under a week. The freeholder has quoted £420 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Saltash?

Saltash conveyancing on leasehold flats more often than not necessitates the buyer’s conveyancer submitting enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to answer these enquiries the majority will be willing to do so. They are entitled to levy a reasonable charge for answering enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average costs for the paperwork that you are referring to is £350, in some transactions it exceeds £800. The management information fee invoiced by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, without which the charge is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that you have no option but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to exchange contracts with the buyer.

I acquired a studio flat in Saltash, conveyancing having been completed September 1999. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in Saltash with a long lease are worth £180,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease ceases on 21st October 2081

With just 59 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to be between £20,900 and £24,200 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

Midway through the sale of a leasehold flat in Saltash. Conveyancing solicitors are doing their job but we are being charged a fortune by the managing agents. To date we have forked out £295.50 for a leasehold management pack and then a further £200 plus VAT for additional questions supplied by the purchaser's conveyancing practitioner.

Neither you or your solicitor will have any control over the extent of the bill for this information however the average fee for the information for Saltash leasehold property is £360. When it comes to Saltash conveyancing transactions it is standard for the owner to pay for these costs. The freeholder or their agents are not duty bound to answer these questions although many will agree to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices out of proportion to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that mandates capped fees for administrative tasks. Nor is there any prescriptive time frame by which they are obliged to supply answers.

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