Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Shenfield costs more?
Shenfield leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.
I am buying a garden flat in Shenfield. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Shenfield you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Shenfield.
I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Shenfield. I now require my papers 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 Shenfield of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Shenfield ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a mortgage on such a property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Shenfield. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Shenfield to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
I'm refinancing my existing home to a BTL mortgage with Leeds Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second house. The location we are looking at is Shenfield. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of banks and link together the transactions?
Do use our search tool on this site to ensure that the conveyancers are approved by both mortgage companies. Assuming that they are the lawyer should be able to simultaneously deal with the two transactions but you should have a chat with you lawyer and communicate your desired outcome and needs.